Eddie Taylor, Jr. is President of Taylor Oswald, a venture between Oswald Companies and Mr. Taylor. Oswald is one of the nation’s largest independent, employee-owned insurance brokerage firms. Eddie has previously owned or operated companies in a variety of industries including warehousing and distribution.

A native of the Cleveland area, Mr. Taylor is a graduate of Elyria West High School and Allegheny College. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Allegheny College. Eddie was the founding Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Cleveland Leadership Center and is a former Board Chair of the Greater Cleveland Chapter of the American Red Cross. He is a past Chair of the Commission on Economic Inclusion.

Eddie is current Chair of The Presidents’ Council, LLC, and is the current chair of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. Eddie serves as a Board Member for the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission; Greater Cleveland Partnership; College Now, Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges, Akron Zoological Park and the Burton D. Morgan Foundation..

He completed the Executive MBA Program at the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management. Eddie is also involved with other various entrepreneurial activities.