Charles E. Taylor, Ph.D. is Managing Director in the Cleveland Office of Diversified Search. Over the past decade, Dr. Taylor has successfully completed more than 125 executive search assignments in the academic, corporate and nonprofit arenas. Dr. Taylor’s assignments have included university presidents and other senior university officials, public school superintendents, foundation and association executives, chief financial officers, chief information officers, chief legal officers, members of boards of directors and public officials.
Prior to joining Diversified Search, Dr. Taylor was with The Prout Group, where he served as Managing Director of the Education, Government and Nonprofit Practice. His career spans nearly 30 years in a variety of corporate and academic management positions. He has served as President of Morris Brown College and Wilberforce University; President of BP (British Petroleum) Shipping; Director of Corporate Contributions for the Standard Oil Company; Managing Partner and Senior Partner of two global retained executive search firms.
EDUCATION B.A., Clinical Psychology, The Ohio State University M.A., Education Administration, The Ohio State University Ph.D., Education Administration, The Ohio State University