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AABLI Welcomes Corporate Directors Exec Larry Taylor To Its Board Of Directors
By Sentinel News Service
Published July 27, 2016
Larry Taylor

Larry Taylor

Seasoned independent professional corporate director Larry Taylor, Ph.D., has been elected to the board of directors of The African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI), a nonprofit organization that connects forward-looking organizations with excellent board candidates. A veteran of publicly traded corporate boards, private company boards, nonprofit boards and corporate advisory boards, Taylor currently serves on the following:

  • National Association of Corporate Directors (SoCal), Executive Board Member
  • The Creighton Group, CEO and Board Chairman
  • iClair, Incorporated, Board Member
  • LA84 Sports Institute, Treasurer and Board Member
  • Space Lok Inc, Management Representative
  • Cranbrook Horizons Upward Bound, Alumni Board Member

Honorary Director General of the Institute of Directors (India), Taylor is a member of the

International Corporate Directors Network (ICGN), whose members oversee $26 trillion of corporate investments. The new AABLI board member has more than 40 years of consulting, training, auditing and management experience in the manufacturing, service, government and international assistance sectors. As a practice leader and senior consulting manager for Ernst & Young and Deloitte & Touche, two Big Five professional services firms, he has amassed extensive expertise in project oversight and management.

Taylor’s commercial clients include General Motors, Ford Motor Company, Hughes Aerospace, Black & Veatch Engineering, and Lockheed Martin. Among his government clients are the Small Business Administration; the Army Corps of Engineers; the Departments of the Navy, Army and Air Force; the Environmental Protection Agency; the Department of Commerce; the California Manufacturing Technology Center; the Southern California Metropolitan Water District; the South Coast Air Quality Management District; the city of Los Angeles, and the California Department of Corrections. Internationally, Taylor has provided consulting, training and auditing services to public and private officials in Malaysia, Thailand, South Africa, India, Taiwan and a number of other countries. His work with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the U.S. Environmental Training Institute and the International Agency for Public-Private Partnerships has contributed substantially to his global environmental experience.


Taylor has served as an adjunct professor at California State University, West Coast University, the Asian Institute of Technology and the United States Environmental Training Institute. He has conducted numerous training courses for commercial and government organizations, specializing in organizational development, strategic planning, operations management, environmental management, training instruction and ISO services. AABLI President and CEO Yvette Chappell-Ingram said Taylor will help AABLI develop a new generation of leaders. “Dr. Taylor’s service will be of enormous benefit to the board and to the organization as a whole,” she said.

Added AABLI’s Board Chair Virgil Roberts: “We welcome Dr. Taylor to our hardworking board, as AABLI serves nearly 100 extraordinary nonprofit organizations whose aim is to reflect their communities.”

The mission of the African American Board Leadership Institute is to strengthen nonprofit, public and private organizations through recruiting, preparing and placing African Americans on a broad range of governing boards.

For more information about AABLI, visit

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