Taylor joined McKinley Research Group in 2021, bringing professional experience in natural resources, public policy, crime and justice, and community development to the firm. Prior to McKinley Research group, Taylor worked extensively on revenue forecasts and public policy research, as well as in the non- profit sector.

Taylor contributes to a variety of McKinley Research Group projects and specializes in conducting research, data analytics, and forecasting. She has particular depth in projects pertaining to economic development, energy and natural resources, program evaluations, nonprofits, and educational institutions, among others.

A lifelong Alaskan, Taylor is a graduate of Unalaska High School and has lived in Anchorage, Juneau, and Fairbanks. Taylor holds dual bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Criminal Justice from the University of Alaska Anchorage.