Taylor ShieldsAccount Director
Taylor has worked in media relations and marketing for over ten years in varied spaces including luxury resorts, restaurants, not-for-profits sports, regulated industries, spas, and nightclubs.
While based in Las Vegas, Taylor was responsible for the national marketing and public relations for celebrity chef, Michael Mina. Caesars Entertainment called on Taylor to represent its over 100 owned outlets across nine resorts including those of Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay and Jimmy Buffett. At Wynn Las Vegas, Taylor oversaw PR for the highest grossing nightclub in the world and field produced for international and national broadcast teams including CNN’s 2016 Democratic Presidential Debate.
Returning to her native Colorado, Taylor joined Global Down Syndrome Foundation as Senior Director of Marketing, spearheading the marketing efforts and celebrity relationships for the largest single event benefitting Down syndrome research, raising $2.6 million. She also directed digital media strategy, served as Managing Editor of Down Syndrome World and worked on lobbying efforts for inclusion and human rights for the differently abled in Washington, D.C. She has secured multiple placements in USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle, LA Times, Forbes, Travel + Leisure, Esquire, Robb Report, “The Chew,” “The Talk,” “Entertainment Tonight,” and ESPN television among others.
Taylor earned her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis with a double major in Psychology & Brain Sciences, and American Culture Studies as well as her Certificate in Business Fundamentals from Harvard Business School. Taylor enjoys hiking, exploring mountain towns, playing tennis and volleyball and dining out; and prides herself on being able to pack for nearly any trip in a carry-on.