Bryan C. Taylor, CFA

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer


Mr. Bryan Taylor is a Cornerstone Principal and currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of the firm. He has over 25 years of experience in portfolio management and design. Mr. Taylor oversees all operations and is Chairman of the Cornerstone Investment Committee.


Mr. Taylor joined Cornerstone in 1997 as a Financial Analyst. He later assumed the role of Portfolio Manager and Principal. Mr. Taylor began his career with a national brokerage firm where he passed his General Securities Registered Representative exam and gained portfolio management and design experience. Mr. Taylor is a frequent writer and speaker on the global economy and US markets. He has been a conference speaker at Christian Leadership Alliance, Association of Business Administrators Christian Colleges (ABACC), Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), Missio Nexus and other Christian nonprofit seminars across the country. In 2023, Mr. Taylor was appointed to the Board of Directors of the American Council on Gift Annuities (ACGA) and will serve a three-year term.


BS Business Administration: Finance, Presidential Scholar, Summa Cum Laude, Bryan College, Dayton, TN – 1995

Chartered Financial Analyst ® (CFA) – 2003


Mr. Taylor lives on a farm with his wife Christy and four children Brent, Cole, Ann and Clay. He enjoys reading, writing, ALL sports and spending time with family and friends.

Lisa Smith