Lyndon A. Taylor

Partner in Charge

Office Location: Chicago

Phone: +1 312 4961000

Lyndon A. Taylor is the partner in charge of the Chicago office of Heidrick & Struggles. He is a member of the Financial Services and CEO & Board Services Practices with a focus on the asset management, banking, and consumer financial services sectors. Additionally, Lyndon co-leads the firm’s Diversity Advisory Services Practice.

Lyndon has more than 15 years of executive search experience and focuses on leadership search and assessment assignments for executive, functional, product, and regional leaders as well as board directors for both publicly-traded and privately-held organizations.

Prior to rejoining Heidrick & Struggles in 2014, Lyndon spent more than 10 years with another global executive search firm where he led more than 200 senior assignments for clients in the financial services industry. Earlier in his career, Lyndon worked in investment banking with UBS and Merrill Lynch and spent time in corporate development with a global energy company. He also served in the U.S. Navy prior to college.

Lyndon serves on the Board of Directors of the CFA Society Chicago and is a member of the Economics Club of Chicago and the University Club of Chicago. He also previously served on the Board of Directors of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.


Lyndon received a bachelor of arts degree in history and bachelor of science in ethnic studies from Southern Methodist University and his master’s degree in business administration in business policy and strategy from the University of Chicago Booth Graduate School of Business.