Taylor was born and raised in Portland, Oregon. He received a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University in 2011. After graduation, Taylor wanted to serve his county and commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. While in the Marines he served as a Logistics Officer at 2/11, an Artillery Battalion in Camp Pendleton, California. After four years in the Marines, Taylor attended Harvard Business School and graduated with an MBA in 2017. Looking for the same fulfillment he found while serving his country, Taylor decided to work in the healthcare space with the goal of improving patient’s lives. In 2017, he started working at Edwards Lifesciences, a medical device company in Orange County, California. In his free time he enjoys reading, running, and participating in crossfit.