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Adjunct Faculty, School of Business

Teaching at Cairn since

Joy Taylor


  • MBA (Concentration in Marketing & Statistics), University of South Florida
  • BA degree in Communication Studies & Public Speaking, University of Florida
  • Executive Leadership Certification, Tuck University
  • Sigma Master Black Belt & Black Belt Certifications, General Electric


Co-founder and CEO of TayganPoint Consulting Group, Joy Taylor is an accomplished professional, with over twenty years of cross-functional experience in Lean Sigma, team facilitation, program management, project leadership, and communications and change management.

Prior to founding TayganPoint Consulting Group, she was part of the Strategic Six Sigma Consulting Practice at IBM (formerly PWC), where she was responsible for developing and implementing large scale Six Sigma deployment and implementation plans for global clients. She has also served in various quality leadership roles at General Electric and as a vice president at Sentient Enterprises Venture Capital.

Additional Information

Contact Information:
[email protected]

Academic Specialties and Interests:

  • Strategy Development & Deployment
  • Merger, Acquisition & Divestiture
  • Supply Chain
  • Lean Sigma
  • Process Improvement
  • Organization Design & Change Management
  • Program Management & Project Leadership

Awards and Honors:

  • EY Entrepreneurial Winning Women of the Year, 2013
  • The 50 Fastest Growing Companies, WBENC, 2013
  • SmartCEO Magazine Brava! Award Winner, 2014; Selection Committee Member, 2015
  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America, 2014
  • NJBIZ 50 Fastest Growing Companies, 2014
  • SmartCEO’s Future 50 Award, 2014
  • Enterprising Women of the Year Award, 2015

Memberships and Boards:

  • American Heart’s Go Red for Woman Initiative
  • Financial Board of Advisors for the Lower Makefield Township Board of Supervisors
  • Forum of Executive Women
  • YMS Special Stars