M. Taylor Scott

Senior Vice President, Investments
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Taylor Scott joined Houston Trust Company in 2020. As Senior Vice President of Investments, he is responsible for performing equity manager due diligence, constructing the asset allocation for client accounts, and delivering regular reviews to clients to assess changing needs and market conditions. Taylor previously was a Senior Investment Advisor with Sentinel Trust Company, where he advised on $3.5 billion in assets for high net worth families. Prior to that, he was an analyst with Goldman Sachs & Co’s Special Situations Group, evaluating opportunities in distressed and performing debt.

Taylor holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Texas A&M University. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.

Taylor currently serves on the Board of the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. He is also a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of Houston.