Based in Los Angeles, Taylor is responsible for overseeing Ariel’s institutional sales and expansion efforts on the West Coast. She joined Ariel in 2017 to support the firm’s now Co-CEO & President. For three years, Taylor focused on strategic initiatives aimed to advance business development goals and objectives. Prior to Ariel, she spent two years in risk management with GE Capital. Taylor serves on the board of directors of Jazz at the Lincoln Center, a not-for-profit organization which seeks to entertain, enrich and expand a community for jazz through performance, education and advocacy across the globe. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Smith College.