James B. Taylor is chairman of World Youth Crusade and former executive director and chief of staff of Young America's Foundation.
Mr. Taylor was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Swarthmore College. As an Air Force intelligence specialist, he was assigned to study Mandarin language and culture at Yale University's Institute of Far Eastern Languages. He saw duty in the Far East in Okinawa and Vietnam.
Before coming to Young America's Foundation, Mr. Taylor was eastern director of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, public relations director for the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, and assistant to the president of the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.more » « less