Peter J. Taylor is President of ECMC Foundation, an organization whose mission is to inspire and to facilitate improvements that affect educational outcome among underserved populations through evidence-based innovation.
Previously, Taylor served as Chief Financial Officer of the University of California, based in Oakland, CA. As the first CFO in the history of the UC system, Taylor oversaw financial management for the entire $25 billion institution.
Taylor spent close to twenty years in municipal finance banking for Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital, where Taylor was Managing Director for the West Coast Fixed Income Group. Taylor has also worked with state and local governments, school districts, electric and natural gas utilities, and universities.
Taylor’s community involvement includes being appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the Board of Trustees of the California State University system.
Taylor holds a Bachelor’s degree from UCLA, and Master’s degree in Public Policy Analysis from Claremont Graduate University.