Carolyn P. Taylor
President, Founding PartnerCarolyn@WeatherlyAssetMgt.com
Carolyn P. Taylor, majority owner of the partnership, is personally and professionally committed to providing comprehensive high-quality investment management services to clients of Weatherly Asset Management. With over 39 years of portfolio management experience to high-net-worth individuals and institutional clients, Carolyn offers a wealth of investment expertise to WAM’s clients.
Under Carolyn’s leadership and strategic vision, Weatherly focuses on creating the ideal client experience and improving clients’ world through problem solving, impact and change on their business, family and community. She leads the Weatherly team by design in our industry for focusing on perpetual innovation, technology, mentoring and human capital development.
Carolyn is a founding member of National Advisors Trust Company (NATC), an advisor owned Trust Company with assets of $8.9 billion as of December, 2020. Carolyn provided a decade of service to the San Diego Foundation’s Investment Committee % and was also included in the Fidelity Investments 2017 Executive Panel 32 as a contributor on the “Attracting Women Advisors to Your Firm” article.
Carolyn is an engineer by training, having received her B.S. and B.A. from Stanford University. Her analytical training was initially as an Investment Banker in public finance for Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc. in New York. Carolyn managed over $1 billion in assets during her previous experience as a portfolio manager at Neuberger & Berman in New York and, prior to that, at Payden & Rygel Investment Counsel in Los Angeles. In June 1994, Carolyn relinquished responsibilities at Neuberger & Berman to devote her full attention as President and Chief Investment Officer at Weatherly Asset Management, which began managing client funds in December 1994.
Outside of Weatherly, Carolyn can be found spending time with her family, staying active outdoors hiking or taking an ocean swim, or enjoying a glass of wine.
Stanford University, California
B.S. – Industrial Engineering
B.A. – International Relations
Vistage Executive Leadership ProgramG 2/17-12/17 through Stanford Graduate School of Business
Coursework: Strategic Leadership, The Innovation Playbook: Designing Stories for Impact and Designing Organizations for Creativity and Innovation
License(s): Series 65 D
Exams: Series 3 (inactive) and Series 7 (inactive)
Awards and Accomplishments:
Worth Magazine’s Top Financial Advisors List
Five-Star Best Personal Wealth Manager Award
“Woman of the Year” for the San Diego Magazine Finalist
Barron’s America’s Top 100 Women Advisors
San Diego Business Journal Women of the Year (F/K/A Women Who Mean Business) Finalist
Forbes Best-In-State Wealth Advisor (Shook Research)
Barron’s Top 1200 Advisors
Forbes Top Women Wealth Advisor (Shook Research)
Weatherly’s Accomplishments Under Carolyn’s Leadership:
San Diego Business Journal’s List of Wealth Management Firms
San Diego Business Journal’s 50 Influential Women over 50 – Year(s): 2021
Top Wealth Manager (Bloomberg Wealth Manager)
Financial Times 300 Top Registered Investment Advisors
Inc. 5000: The Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America
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