Heidrick & Struggles sees return of financial services talent
He will be based in Chicago.
Taylor spent the past decade at a global executive search firm, where he focused on C-level executive search and assessment assignments at publicly traded and privately held organizations, rising through the ranks to be managing director within the Financial Services practice. Taylor also played an integral role within the CEO & Board practice and led the firm's Diversity Practice.
"We are pleased to have Lyndon rejoining our organization – his depth of experience further positions our firm for continued growth and success," said Dan Ryan, partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles' New York office and leader of the North American Financial Services Practice. "Lyndon understands our process and culture. We have no doubt he will be additive immediately to both the Chicago Office and the global Financial Services Practice."
Taylor began his professional career in investment banking with Bank of America Merrill Lynch and UBS and also spent time in corporate development with Enron. In 2001, Taylor joined Heidrick & Struggles' Houston office as Principal.
"It is a great feeling to return to Heidrick & Struggles. I have immense respect for the firm's commitment to its employees and delivering unparalleled value to clients. The team is extremely talented – and I am energized by the CEOs vision for what's ahead," said Taylor.
Prior to college, Taylor served as an enlisted person in the U.S. Navy. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Bachelor of Science in Ethnic Studies from Southern Methodist University in Texas. He also holds a Master of Business Administration in Business Policy and Strategy from the University of Chicago – Booth School of Business. Taylor is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and a former board member of the Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.