Stephen F. Taylor
FOUNDER, PRINCIPAL EMERITUS
LEICESTER UNIVERSITY, ENGLAND
HONORS DEGREE, STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING
Stephen Taylor was born and educated in England, graduating with an honors degree in structural engineering from Leicester University in 1972. Upon graduation he worked as a design engineer for IDC International in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. He then spent three years with Mowlem International in Tanzania working as their site engineer in charge of the construction of a large sugar processing facility and a 5 million gallon reservoir for the capital city of Dar-es-Salaam.
In 1981 Stephen joined the prestigious structural firm, Vincent Kevin Kelly & Associates, focused on the engineering of amusement park rides nationwide. Ultimately, Stephen rose to become Vice President in 1987, and remained in that position until leaving to form Taylor & Syfan Consulting Engineers in January of 1994.
Stephen is a licensed engineer in California, in the United Kingdom, and in all other member countries of the European Union Community. He is a chartered member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
As President and CEO, Stephen managed the engineering and business operations of Taylor & Syfan, as well as training the next generation of leadership prior to his retirement in 2016.
Working together for over 20 years Steve and Rye began the evolution of their partnership into a 100% employee owned company that will always embrace it's Founders' ideals of engineering innovation, client satisfaction and employee satisfaction.