Robert L. Taylor served as the Dean of the College of Business from 1984 to 2003.
He served as a professor of Management until 2012 when he joined the Oliver
Group as a Senior Consultant. He retired from the Oliver Group in 2017. Taylor
has served on the boards of Jewish Hospital Healthcare Corp., Metro United Way,
the Venture Club of Louisville, Leadership Kentucky, and the Kentucky Center for
Public Issues, and he serves on the board of directors of Logan Aluminum and the
board of advisors of the Rawlings Group. Taylor also served for twenty years in the
United States Air Force, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel. He earned his AB from
Allegheny College, an MBA from Ohio State University, and DBA from the Kelly
School of Business at Indiana University.