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Diana L. Taylor '77

Diana TaylorManaging Director
Wolfensohn & Company, L.L.C.

New York, New York

Elected 2008 (Charter Trustee)
A.B. Dartmouth College
M.B.A., M.P.H. Columbia University

Diana Taylor is the Managing Director for Wolfensohn & Company, a strategic consulting and investment firm. She joined Wolfensohn in 2007, prior to which she served as New York State superintendent of banks and chairwoman of the New York State Banking Board.  As superintendent, a position to which she was appointed by Governor George Pataki, she was regulator for more than 3,500 financial institutions with assets totaling over $1.5 trillion.  She has held a number of other public service positions, including roles as the governor's deputy secretary for finance and housing and as chief financial officer of the Long Island Power Authority.  Prior to her government service, she worked in the private sector, as vice president for KeySpan Energy and as an investment banker with Smith Barney, Lehman Brothers and Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette.  Taylor was a founding partner of M.R. Beal & Co., a successful investment banking firm concentrating primarily in municipal bonds.

Taylor earned her Dartmouth A.B. degree in economics and an M.B.A. and Master's in public health from Columbia University. Taylor's volunteer work for Dartmouth has included service as a Dartmouth Alumni Fund volunteer, a class officer and a member of her class Reunion Giving Committee.

Last Updated: 6/27/12