Richard Taylor, President
Innovation | Order | Organization
Richard C. Taylor deeply understands the value of discipline, commitment, passion, leadership, hard work, and altruism. Accordingly, he strives to implement these values in every aspect of his daily life. Richard Taylor is the President of TIS3Solutions (TIS3). Previously Richard was the Chief Operating Officer of (TIS3) overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Startup from $0 to 3 million in revenue. Prior to his post as the COO of TIS3 Mr. Taylor was a Senior Operations Manager at Xerox Corporation where oversaw the day-to-day execution of the Washington, DC Parking Meter Asset Program. In this role, Mr. Taylor supervises approximately 30 parking meter and administration professionals. He was ultimately responsible for the management of 18,000 parking meters throughout the nation’s capital. This enterprise generated over $60,000.00 a day and 30 million a year.
Prior Xerox, and TIS3, Richard worked as a government employee at the U.S. Department of Transportation as an Environmental Specialist & a Right of Way Specialist at DOT headquarters. While holding those positions, Mr. Taylor lead projects and programs designed to facilitate the application of and adherence to the National Environmental Policy Act, with particular attention given the Great Lake geographical region. Mr. Taylor also functioned as the in-house marketing coordinator for all managers with state responsibilities and served as the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) Research Budget Coordinator where he was responsible for over $17 million in assets. Previously to his professional working career, Mr. Taylor played professional football with the National Football League’s Detroit Lions and New York Jets. Fulfilling his lifelong dream of becoming a professional athlete.
Mr. Taylor was the first athlete to graduate from his high school early to pursue a full athletic scholarship at the University of Maryland. While at the University of Maryland he was on both the track and football teams. He also became the first student to complete his master’s degree while still on athletic scholarship, making him the first student-athlete in the history of the school, the history of the ACC, and the history of NCAA to complete a Bachelor’s and a Master’s Degree program within the limitations of the 10-semester NCAA scholarship eligibility period.