Charles Taylor, Senior Partner and Chief Operating Officer

Charlie Taylor joined Meridian Institute as a Partner and Director of Operations in September 1999. In his current role as Senior Partner, Director of Operations, and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Taylor is responsible for all operational and management aspects of the organization, including finance, human resources, technology, and facilities.

Mr. Taylor came to Meridian Institute with more than 30 years of experience in management and operations in various fields. After relocating from Georgia to Colorado in 1979, Mr. Taylor was employed for 13 years by Keystone Resort, a major Colorado ski resort owned by the Ralston Purina Company. As the Director of Purchasing for the resort, he was recognized for his achievements by being named a recipient of the Ralston Purina President’s Award for Creative Management. In 1992, Mr. Taylor left Keystone Resort to join The Keystone Center, where he served as the Director of Operations and as Chief Operating Officer until July 1999. Mr. Taylor holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science from Mercer University.