Bill Taylor is NAF’s Vice President, Outreach and Partnership Development. His responsibilities include spearheading the organization’s strategic expansion and deep placed-based engagement efforts designed to deliver on the full promise of the NAF design by delivering work- based learning and closing the paid internship gap for high school students in several, high priority geographies. Taylor leads a team that identifies, establishes and nurtures cross sector partnerships in key regions and local ecosystems that support emergent Industry Hotspots and Future Ready Labs once established.
A Dean’s List graduate of the State University of New York at Geneseo (Gen-eh-see-o), Taylor holds a B.S. in Sociology. Prior to joining NAF in 2000, Taylor was Social Studies teacher and Coordinator of the Science & Technology Institute at Martin Luther King High School in Manhattan, New York and cast member of Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL.