Beginning his career as a sales training consultant with Teaching Systems Corp., Mr. Taylor moved on to start his own very successful business. With more than 25 years as the President and founder of Taylor Associates, Inc., he founded and operated the largest distributorship of commercial spin-off and movie-related fad merchandise in the United States. Taylor contributed to the success of several merchandising products including Batman, The Simpsons, Ninja Turtles, Saturday Night Fever and Power Rangers, which catapulted him to national prominence in his field.
More recently, Taylor has been active as a nationally syndicated radio talk show host on such notable networks as Talk America, Business Talk Radio Network, and Prime Sports Radio Network. He has hosted the Baseball Hall of Fame inductions at Cooperstown, N.Y., has served as an analyst for the NHL Stanley Cup Finals, presided at the White House on Health Care Reform and broadcast live at the 104th Congress at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.
He is the author of an autobiographical business book entitled How to Turn Trends into Fortunes (Without Getting Left in the Dust), published by Birch Lane Press (ISBN #155972171-5). Taylor is an experienced speaker on the lecture circuit and has appeared on the cable television networks C-SPAN and CNN, while having been written up in Newsweek magazine as well as many other national periodicals and newspapers. He has also been featured on the nationally syndicated TV show American Journal and appeared on National Public Radio and the BBC.
Taylor served as Director of Media and Entertainment for Spookyworld, America’s largest horror
theme park. He has served as a promoter for George Foreman, who wrote the foreward for Taylor’s book. Stu Taylor has also hosted radio shows with former Boston Red Sox star, Rico Petrocelli (”The Home Team”), ex-Red Sox ace relief pitcher, Dick Radatz (”Circle the Bases”) and three-time world boxing champion, ‘Dangerous’ Dana Rosenblatt (”In This Corner”). Taylor has also broadcasted scores of professional boxing matches with Rosenblatt for television, including DirecTV, Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing, and Fox Sports Net’s “Mohegan Sun Fight Night New England”.
Taylor’s experience in the entertainment field includes serving as a co-writer for the WCVB-TV (Boston ABC affiliate) series “Park Street Under,” which served as the forerunner of the legendary NBC-TV series “Cheers,” and as the producer for the highly successful late 1970s disco TV series, “Stage Door Disco.”
Taylor is a graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, and holds a degree in Experimental Psychology.