As Peer Forums Director, Shelley Taylor oversees the Institute’s professionally-facilitated peer forums which meet regularly in an environment of confidentiality and trust to explore business, family and personal aspects of operating a business. Members are carefully matched within each forum based upon the nature of their business and individual areas of interest.
Taylor got her start in the field of family business through her involvement in a company owned by her husband’s family. She has been a member of the Institute team since 2000. Taylor has served on the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Board of Trustees since 2001, including one term as chairperson.


Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, Distinction in all Subjects, Cornell University