Paul Taylor: Mentor to Scouts and Young Businesses
Paul Taylor describes himself as a fourth career professional and full-time volunteer.
A retired executive of International Multifoods, he was recruited as a volunteer for Scouting by the CEO of NSP, Don McCarthy, and then-CEO of Multifoods and Eagle Scout, Bill Phillips. Since then, Paul has been very active at Northern Star Scouting, as board chair from 1989-90, current member of the President’s Cabinet, member of the Centennial Commission, and recipient of the Silver Beaver award
A native of St. Paul, he moved to Seattle as a child and attended Hamilton Jr. High and Lincoln High School. His and his brother's Cub pack and Scout troop #13 was in the Chief Seattle district where Paul attained the rank of Life Scout. After moving back to St. Paul, Minnesota, Paul graduated from Central High School and the University of Minnesota, and is active now in the U of M Alumni Association.
He is now a mentor to startups as Principal of Serial Mentors Ltd., including such startups as the popular ice cream treat Jonny Pops, and is also affiliated with Techstars, Gener8tor and ImpactSKU accelerators.
Paul is a faithful and dedicated donor to Scouting, as he says, “Being invited to join the Viking Council board in 1980 was a wonderful way to give back to the community.”
Northern Star Scouting is grateful to Paul for his steadfast dedicated service as a volunteer and donor.