Taylor focuses on originating, evaluating and managing growth equity investments in the application software and data services sectors.
Before joining Guidepost, Taylor spent eight years in operating roles at digitally native and eCommerce companies. He was an early employee of Harry’s, the men’s grooming brand, where he held roles in Operations and Corporate Development. Then, Taylor co-founded Highfive Brands, which incubated, acquired, and operated brands on the Shopify platform.
Taylor began his career at The Parthenon Group (now EY-Parthenon), a management consulting firm, where he was a member of the private equity practice.
Taylor has an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Economics from Duke University.
An avid fan of the Blue Devils, Taylor traveled to China and the United Arab Emirates with the basketball team as a reporter for the student newspaper.