Mr. Taylor joined Parallel in July of 2005. Prior to joining Parallel, he served as the director at Texas Pacific Group (“TPG”) responsible for the oversight of technology infrastructure; the development, implementation and maintenance of TPG’s financial systems; financial, performance and investor reporting; and TPG’s back office policy and procedures. Prior to joining TPG in 1997, Mr. Taylor served in SEC reporting and strategic planning roles at First USA and Burlington Northern. From 1988 to 1994, Mr. Taylor worked in public accounting at Coopers & Lybrand and KPMG, where he served both domestic and international public and private clients. Mr. Taylor earned a B.S. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a licensed Certified Public Accountant.