Don Taylor

Operating Partner
Don is an Operating Partner with Pacific Lake Partners, focusing on replicable, sustainable sales growth across the Pacific Lake network.
He is the co-author of the High Performance Growth Organization (HPGO) program, which has been delivered to more than half of all Pacific Lake Partners companies. Don successfully managed complex corporate growth in a virtual startup, as well as a $750 million company in contract services outsourcing. He spent 16 years with Cendant and its precedent companies. He also served at Healthways for six years and helped them grow from $70 million to $700 million in revenue during his tenure. Throughout Don’s 36 years as an executive, his companies average CAGR was more than 35%. Don is based in Nashville with his wife Kristin, and they have two adult children, Chase and Brooks.

More about Don

My first entrepreneurial moment was...
Tree surgeon flunky
My weekend morning routine
Walking in Peres Warner Park or on the links.
An entrepreneur I admire is...
Anyone who takes the risk
Home is...
Nashville, TN
My favorite quote is...
".......Make friends with entrepreneurs trying to change the world. Trade sweat for equity. Coach. Join the board. There's no better optimism drug than doing." Forbes Magazine
My favorite travel spot is...

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