Taylor Flake MS
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Taylor Flake has joined AIR Consulting after a 20-year successful career with one of the world’s premier talent academy companies, PepsiCo. He led the Talent Development function for their largest division (50,000 employees) where he oversaw the leadership development of hundreds of executives. He developed a Critical Experience Career Model currently used by PepsiCo’s 260,000 associates to successfully navigate career opportunities. He has a deep passion for helping leaders identify and close their developmental opportunities. He has demonstrated this capability as a certified internal coach of high potential leaders the past ten years. Taylor knows how to support leaders in getting off to “fast start transitions” by conducting new leader assimilation sessions to shorten the time required to reach peak performance.
Another area of Taylor’s expertise is in creating high performing teams. He helped lead the global effort to establish an agile team practice that is revolutionizing the way work gets done across PepsiCo; dramatically accelerating innovation, cutting bureaucracy and empowering decision making. Taylor developed a broad business background by serving as the Human Resource Executives on several senior operating teams in both domestic and international markets which achieved industry-leading performance.
Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Communications with a minor in Psychology from Brigham Young University and Master of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations from West Virginia University. He is certified in Hogan Assessments and as a Cambria Inside Edge Coach. He also completed the Principle of Organizational Dynamics course from University of Columbia and is currently enrolled in College of Executive Coaches – ICF Accredited Coach Training Program.
Taylor brings a breadth of experience and a global perspective gained through many diverse assignments both domestic and international. Taylor, his wife and children have recently moved from New York to a horse ranch in Utah.