Industry & Services >> CEO Interviews >> May 9, 2005
James Taylor – Thomas Group Inc (tgis)
JAMES T. TAYLOR has been President and CEO of Thomas Group, Inc., since
January 2004 and a Director since February 2004. Mr. Taylor joined the
Company in 2001 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. From 1997
to 2001, Mr. Taylor served as President of the Chancellor Group, a
Dallas, Texas, management consulting firm, where he assisted companies
in restructuring, raising funds and completing initial public offerings.
From 1995 to 1997, Mr. Taylor served as Vice President for Overhill
Farms Corporation and led in the creation of its Food Group division.
From 1986 to 1993, Mr. Taylor served as President and Chief Executive
Officer for Elcon Industries, a privately held manufacturer/distributor
of after market automotive accessories. Mr. Taylor also was a partner
with Coopers & Lybrand (currently PricewaterhouseCoopers) in both the
Los Angeles and Dallas offices. Mr. Taylor is a licensed CPA and a
member of Financial Executive Institute and Financial Executive Network
Group. He holds a BS in Accounting from California Polytechnic
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of Thomas Group and
a picture of the things you are doing at the present time?
Mr. Taylor: The business world today has changed a lot from