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Ken Taylor

Managing Director

[email protected]

Main: (678) 429-1176

Fax: (678) 904-1991

Areas of Expertise

  • Due Diligence
  • Accounting
  • Interim Management
  • Quality of Earnings
  • M&A
  • Crisis Management
  • Cash Flow Projections
  • Forensic Accounting

Industries

  • Manufacturing
  • Retail
  • Logistics/Wholesale
  • International
  • Franchising
  • Technology
  • Consumer Products
  • Distribution

Experience

  • 34 Years of Relevant Experience

Education

  • BS Accounting and Business, Illinois State University
  • MBA, with Finance concentration, Georgia State University

Professional Designations

  • CPA

Ken Taylor is a strategic, operational and financial professional with over 30 years of experience in corporate leadership of publicly and privately owned domestic and international small to middle market companies, serving in roles as a member the Board of Directors, Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer.  Mr. Taylor has extensive experience successfully leading companies through reengineering, restructuring, and turnaround situations, putting them on the path to sustainable organic and strategic acquisition growth.  Mr. Taylor’s industry experience includes consumer products, industrial products, technology platform providers, marketing and consumer engagement, retail, distribution, franchise, manufacturing and property REIT.

Highlights of Mr. Taylor’s experience include:

  • Current Board Member and Audit Committee Chair of Regional Health Properties, a publicly traded self-managed property REIT.  Mr. Taylor is assisting the Board, CEO and CFO on debt refinancing, reengineering and restructuring projects.
  • Current Board Member of Thanks Again, LLC, a marketing consumer engagement and rewards products, services and technology platform provider to airports and their retail, restaurant and parking merchants.  Mr. Taylor assists the Board and CEO in growth strategies, infrastructure buildout and growth capital funding.
  • COO and CFO of Cellairis, Inc., a leading designer and supplier of mobile accessories and device repairs services to enterprises, K-12 and consumers though over 500 retail corporate and franchise locations in the US and globally.  Partnered with the CEO Founder, Mr. Taylor led the successful reengineering of the company from a leading consumer products company with concentration in domestic mall retail locations to a leading international consumer, K-12 and B2B enterprise mobile device products and repair services company with diversified national distribution, retail and repair depot locations.
  • COO and CFO of Anisa International, Inc., a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of private label cosmetic products to global cosmetic companies and retailers.  Partnered with the founder CEO, Mr. Taylor led the successful strategic, financial and operational reengineering of the company, including its 700 employee owned and operated factory in China, resulting in significant top and bottom line growth.
  • CFO of InComm Holding, Inc, the leading supplier of prepaid, gift card and payment products, services and technology platforms to retailers globally.  Partnered with the CEO Founder, Mr. Taylor led the successful financial and accounting restructuring, reengineering,  strategic planning, corporate development initiatives acquiring and integrating seven companies that resulted in organic and acquisition drive growth producing a 20x increase revenues and EBITDA in a 4 year period creating a billion dollar valuation.
  • EVP & CFO Numerex Corporation, Inc., a publicly traded leading supplier of products and technology platforms to the IoT industry.  Partnering with the Board and CEO, Mr. Taylor successfully led the financial and operations reengineering of the company and the strategic development of a recurring revenue service model to complement product revenues.
  • VP Corporate Controller of Scientific Games Corporation, a publicly traded leader of products, services and technology platforms to the global lottery industry.  Partnered with the CEO, Mr. Taylor led the successful turnaround and reengineering of the company, resulting in a private equity back management led leverage buyout from Bally Corporation, a very successful IPO and 7 years of global expansion and top and bottom line growth, culminating in a sale of the company for a premium for the shareholders.

Mr. Taylor has a CPA certificate, a Master of Business and Administration with a Finance concentration from Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA and a BS in Accounting and Business Administration from Illinois State University, Normal, IL.

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