Managing Partner – North America
Advent International Corporation, Boston
Joined Advent in 1998
Bob Taylor joined Advent International in 1998 and has 25 years of private equity experience. He has been involved with numerous buyout transactions and throughout his career has partnered with management teams to support their efforts to drive performance improvement. Over the last five years he has led the development of Advent’s Portfolio Support Group.
Before joining Advent, Bob spent 10 years with private equity firms Wingate Partners and Valley National Investors. Prior to that, he had marketing, new product development and plant operations responsibility in the steel and foundry industries.
Bob received a BS in metallurgical engineering from Lafayette College and an MBA from the University of Virginia's Darden School.