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Bill Taylor joins Senn Delaney as vice president and engagement leader

September 14, 2012

Bill Taylor, former senior vice president and relationship leader at Kotter International, joined Senn Delaney on Sept. 4, 2012 as vice president and engagement leader. Bill brings more than 30 years of expertise in measurable executive leadership, performance improvement consulting, strategic business development, master facilitation and organizational culture change and leadership development to his new role.

“We are delighted to add such a talented, experienced leader to our growing client team to partner with Senn Delaney clients to transform their organizational cultures to improve performance and results,” states Jim Hart, Senn Delaney president and CEO. “Bill brings not only a wealth of experience, but a personal passion for helping organizations become fully aligned, engaged and unleashing the full potential of their leaders, teams and organizations to implement their business strategies. He is a welcome addition to our engagement leadership team.”

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As senior vice president and relationship manager at the change consulting firm Kotter International, Taylor was responsible for strategic national business development and served as a senior performance consultant and master facilitator for all levels of leadership development.

“I'm excited and gratified to be joining Senn Delaney because this firm is truly the recognized authority on shaping organizational cultures to healthier high performance,” said Taylor. “The mission, vision and values of Senn Delaney, and the passion of the international team in its work partnering with companies around the globe is inspirational and very much aligned with my own purpose of unleashing the potential of all leaders and associates to execute key business strategies.”

Bill has successfully led major culture change and leadership development projects across many industries. His major clients have included Google, Intel, Experian, Wells Fargo, Az. Power Services, Hewlett Packard, Beckman Coulter, Cricket Communications, PIMCO, Apria Healthcare, Amgen, Sutter Health, Genentech, UCSD Healthcare and many others.

Prior to his work at Kotter, Taylor has also served in leadership roles in a number of management consulting firms. He was director of the leadership and management practice at strategic execution consulting firm BTS USA, International. From 2006 to 2010, he was western regional director of Business Development for the Center for Creative Leadership. Taylor has also been a senior consultant and master facilitator with the management consulting and training firm Kepner-Tregoe and at Huthwaite, a sales performance improvement organization. Taylor also spent eight years as a senior account executive for talent management consulting company Development Dimensions International.

Taylor also brings executive line-leadership experience to his role serving Senn Delaney clients. Prior to his career in management consulting, Taylor worked in the banking industry. He was senior vice president and manager of corporate and private banking at Bank of Southern California. He grew a $90-million business and private banking business unit by developing and leading a business development and asset-based lending team to become one of the top-tier business banks in San Diego County. Taylor also served as vice president and branch manager at First National Bank / National Bank of La Jolla. There, he led and developed the under-performing Consumer Branch over several years from $3 million in assets to $55 million in deposits, and managed a team of 25.

Taylor graduated from University of California Riverside with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and psychology.