Stephanie McCarty joined Taylor Morrison as the vice president of corporate communications in 2015 and was promoted to chief communications officer in 2018 after transforming the company culture and branding position nationwide.
In her role, Ms. McCarty leads consumer marketing, executive and employee communications, media relations and PR, and crisis and issues management. Upon her arrival she built a communications team from the ground up, elevated visibility of key leaders through major media placements, earned trust and credibility from 2,300+ team members through creative communications channels and increased employee engagement scores around transparent communications. Ms. McCarty’s forte and the cornerstone of her communications strategy at Taylor Morrison is delivering “corpsumer” (corporate + consumer) communications that enrich emotional connections between team members, customers and consumers.
Throughout her career Ms. McCarty has had a history of success leading communications functions for the University of Phoenix, Insight, ON Semiconductor and McMurry, Inc. She is an active member in the communications field, receiving a ‘Top Women in PR’ award from PR News, serving on the board for the International Association of Business Communicators in multiple capacities and guest lecturing for collegiate journalism and mass communication courses. Ms. McCarty holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University.