General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 23, 1999

Hugh R. Taylor – Taylor Investment Associates

HUGH R. TAYLOR, President of Taylor Investments Associates , has been an investment professional for more than 30 years. His financial career started at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York. As a Vice President in the Treasurer's Division, he had responsibilities in managing the bank's government and tax-exempt bond portfolios and asset and liability structure. He also participated in foreign exchange, securities trading and underwriting activities. From 1977 through 1981, Mr. Taylor's investment and operating business perspectives was broadened by his positions as Vice President, Chief Financial and Chief Investment Officer, and a member of the Board of John Graham Company and also Vice President of Meredith & Grew, Incorporated. From 1982 through 1984, Mr. Taylor was Vice President and Portfolio Manager of C N Berents & Company and from 1984 through 1991, he was 49 percent Owner and Portfolio Manager with Berents Capital Management. He founded Taylor Investment Associates in 1991 to concentrate on investment counseling and wealth management expertise to serve the private clientele of individuals, families, trusts, and estates, private ERISA plans and charitable institutions. Mr. Taylor is a graduate of Pomfret School (1958), University of Pennsylvania (1962), B.A. cum laude in History, and the University of Cambridge (1964), M.A. in Economics and International Relations. Profile
TWST: When you talked to us a year ago, you advised investors to take a

step back and be very careful about expectations for wealth and the

management of financial assets until the millennium. How