Taylor WhitneyPartner


Taylor has been providing operational & implementation-based supply chain services to Fortune 500 corporations across a dozen industries, advising C-Level Executives on all engagements. Taylor demonstrates a keen ability for leading complex global projects, providing skill-based training, and, most importantly, delivering superior financial & operational results.

Areas of Expertise

Global Supply Chain & International Procurement, Strategic Procurement Transformation, Post Merger Integration | PMI, Operational Due Diligence, Make vs. Buy Analysis & Implementation, Manufacturing Migration, International Procurement Organizations (APO, EPO), Highly Engineered Products Consumer & Industrial, Fortune 500, Private Equity & Multinational Clients, New Product Development, Logistics Network Optimization

Key highlights

  • Taylor’s client engagements have spanned the continents of Asia, Europe, Australia, South America, and North America. He has worked extensively in operational supply chain and due diligence. Specifically, Taylor has been responsible for leading product outsourcing initiatives, conducting international make vs. buy implementations, and assisting companies with establishing operations in Asia. In summary, Taylor’s projects have generated over $1.8 Billion in equity value for private equity firms and over $575 Million in realized savings for multi-national corporations.
  • On the international front, Taylor has lived and worked in Europe for seven years, and he has spent over two years in Shanghai (as a resident) helping clients and selling projects in four specific areas: 1) building Asian Procurement Organizations (APO); 2) executing Post Merger Integrations (PMI); 3) teaching eight certified courses in Global Supply Chain; and 4) leading Supplier Development & Innovation teams in Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VA/VE), as well as selling continuous process/operational improvement projects with special focus on highly engineered industrial & consumer products.
Professional background

Over 20 years in Global Supply Chain & International Procurement. Prior to joining Zimmertec, Taylor was a Managing Director of PRGX Global, a Director at Alaris Consulting (acquired by PricewaterhouseCoopers), a Manager for Zimmertec Associates & Allied Capital, and a Financial Analyst for VitalCast.com, now Web MD.

  • MBA | Finance & Economics | University of South Florida
  • Bachelor’s in Criminology | Summa Cum Laude | University of Florida
Favorite Quote

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined.
Henry David Thoreau


Taylor has lived and worked in Europe for 9 years and he has spent over 2 years in Shanghai (as a resident). Taylor has been to over 120 countries and all 7 continents…

Favorite thing about working at Zimmertec

The People. ‘Values Drive Behavior’ and our staff and managers are exceptional at process and delivering results.
Because our People Matter
Because Process Matters
Because Training Matters
Because Data Matters
Because our Clients Matter
And above all, Because Results Matters.

Wally Powers