Leigh Taylor Joins National Cooperative Bank as Vice President, Commercial Banking
Arlington, Va. – (December 4, 2017) – National Cooperative Bank (NCB), a leading financial services company serving cooperatives and socially responsible organizations nationwide, is pleased to announce that Leigh Taylor has joined as Vice President in its Commercial Banking division. Ms. Taylor brings over fifteen years of banking experience to her position.
“We are very pleased to welcome Leigh to NCB,” said Mike Novak, Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Manager at National Cooperative Bank. “Leigh’s extensive experience in working with cooperatives and her past banking experience will be a valuable contribution to our team as we continue to grow our commercial loan and cash management solutions nationwide.”
In her role, Ms. Taylor will be responsible for deepening the bank’s existing grocery and natural food cooperative relationships in the West Coast region while also fostering new business opportunities and coordinating its overall market expansion strategy.
Ms. Taylor has spent most of her career working with mission-focused organizations and cooperatives. Prior to NCB, Ms. Taylor worked at CoBank for thirteen years, where she gained a deep understanding of electric, agricultural and financial cooperatives. During her time at CoBank, Ms. Taylor served as a Credit Officer, Senior Account Officer and a Relationship Manager.
Ms. Taylor holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Wake Forest University and a Masters of Business Administration in International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management. Ms. Taylor serves as a Board Member for the Colorado Enterprise Fund, a Denver-based CDFI and is on the Advisory Board for the Howard Bowers Fund.