James W. Taylor, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

James leads Constellation’s finance and administrative operations.  He brings over a decade of financial leadership experience focused on the design and implementation of strategic plans and delivering support to client-serving business partners. 

Prior to joining Constellation, James served as controller of a $75 billion AUM investment management business unit of a Fortune 500 life insurance company and held financial roles for PE-sponsored portfolio companies in the middle market.  He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

James earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Murray State University and a Master of Science in accountancy from Wake Forest University.

Why Constellation

James joined Constellation after being drawn to the company’s entrepreneurial culture and its unique capabilities around investments and highly customized planning.

What Drives James

James enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.  He loves to travel, run and hike.