Lyndon Taylor

Partner, Heidrick & Struggles

Lyndon A. Taylor is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles’ Chicago office and the regional managing partner of the Americas CEO & Board of Directors Practice. He focuses on searches at the director and CEO levels across a wide range of industries.

Lyndon works with both privately held and publicly traded clients on executive leadership and board director searches and succession engagements. He also advises organizations across sectors on diversity and inclusion strategies.

Recently, Lyndon led the global Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Practice across executive search and consulting and was the partner in charge of the Chicago office.

Earlier in his career, Lyndon worked in investment banking with UBS and Merrill Lynch and spent five years in corporate development with Enron. He also served in the U.S. Navy prior to college.

In 2020, Lyndon was honored by the AESC as one of the inaugural recipients of its new IDEA Award for outstanding contribution to inclusion, diversity, equity, and access (or “IDEA”). He was recognized for his work with organizations to help them achieve their DE&I goals, no matter where they are in their journey.

Lyndon is currently chair of the board of directors of Cook County Health & Hospital System. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council (ELC) and serves on the Forums Committee of the Economic Club of Chicago. Lyndon also recently served as a director of the Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and the CFA Society Chicago.

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