President and Chief Executive Officer, Guaranty Bancorp
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Guaranty Bank and Trust Company
Paul Taylor is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Guaranty Bank and Trust Company and President and CEO of the parent company, Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK), a position to which he was named in May 2011. He also serves on the Board of Directors for GBNK.
Taylor brings 31 years of vast banking and investment banking experience to Guaranty Bank, the last seventeen years of which being in Colorado.
Taylor served as Guaranty Bank’s executive vice president, chief financial and operating officer and secretary from 2009 to 2011. From 2004 to 2009, Taylor served as Guaranty Bank’s executive vice president and chief financial officer. From 2000 to 2004, he served as executive vice president, chief financial officer for Centennial Bank of the West.
Previously, Taylor worked for Alex Sheshunoff Investment Banking as a director of mergers and acquisitions and he was also an investment banker with Century Capital Group. Taylor worked for KeyCorp for 12 years in both New York and the Rocky Mountain Region in numerous executive management positions. Mr. Taylor serves on the Board of Directors for Boys and Girls Club Metro Denver, the Board of Governors for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, and the Denver Rescue Mission's Foundation Board.