Before serving as state banking chief between 2003 and 2007, Ms. Taylor was a top aide to New York Gov. George Pataki. She was also president of securities firm M.R. Beal & Co., and a banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, Lehman Brothers and Smith Barney. She also serves as a director of art auction house Sotheby's and real-estate firm Brookfield Properties.
Ms. Taylor earned a M.P.H. from Columbia University, an M.B.A. in Finance from Columbia University-Graduate School of Business and an A.B. in Economics from Dartmouth College.
Diana L. Taylor, Managing Director, Wolfensohn Fund Management, L.P. - 2007 to present, Superintendent of Banks, State of New York - 2003 to 2007, Deputy Secretary, Governor Pataki, State of New York - 2002 to 2003, Chief Financial Officer, Long Island Power Authority - 2001 to 2002, Vice President, KeySpan Energy - 1999 to 2001, Assistant Secretary, Governor Pataki, State of New York - 1996 to 1999, Executive Vice President, Muriel Siebert & Company - 1993 to 1994, President, M.R. Beal & Company - 1988 to 1993 and 1995 to 1996, Senior Vice President, Donaldson Lufkin & Jenrette - 1984 to 1988, Vice President, Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb - 1982 to 1984, Associate, Smith Barney Harris Upham - 1980 to 1982, Director of Citigroup since 2009, Other Directorships: Brookfield Properties and Sotheby's, Previous Directorships within the last five years: Allianz Global Investors and FNMA Other Activities: Accion International (Chair), AMFAR (Secretary), Columbia Business School (Board of Overseers), Dartmouth College (Trustee), Hudson River Park Trust (Chair), International Women's Health Coalition (Treasurer), Mailman School of Public Health (Board of Overseers), New York Women's Foundation (Vice Chair), The After School Corporation (member) and YMCA of Greater New York (member)