Eddie Taylor, Jr. is President of Taylor Oswald, a venture between Oswald Companies and Mr. Taylor. Eddie also remains a Vice President of Oswald Companies. Oswald Companies is one of the nation’s largest and most respected insurance brokerage firms. Eddie is also a co-founder of Collaborent Group, LLC. Collaborent is a consulting firm specializing in the development and execution of group purchasing programs. Eddie was the founder of Integrated Consulting Services, Ltd. (ICS), a privately held, third-party administrator for workers’ compensation and has previously owned or operated companies in a variety of industries including warehousing and distribution.
Mr. Taylor was the Founding Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Cleveland Leadership Center and is a former Board Chair for the Greater Cleveland Chapter of the American Red Cross. Eddie is the immediate past Chairman of The Presidents’ Council, LLC. He also serves as a board member for the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission (Executive Committee), College Now Greater Cleveland, Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE), University Hospitals Case Medical Center. Eddie also serves on The President’s Visiting Committee for Case Western Reserve University.
A native of the Cleveland area, Mr. Taylor is a graduate of Elyria West High School and Allegheny College. He is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Allegheny College. He completed the Executive MBA Program at the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management. Eddie is also involved with other varied entrepreneurial activities. Eddie is an active member of The Presidents’ Council in Cleveland, OH and Black Young Presidents’ Organization (BYPO).
In other leadership roles, Eddie contributes his time to diverse business and charitable causes. He has been honored by Crain’s Cleveland Business as a Forty under Forty Member, as well as being featured by Kaleidoscope Magazine as a Forty-Forty Club Member. Eddie is a graduate of Leadership Cleveland (Class of 2000).
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