With a client roster that includes Hollywood celebrities and Hall of Fame athletes, Eszylfie Taylor, has defied the odds to become the country’s leading and African American financial advisor. Eszylfie was recently chosen as the face of LinkedIn where he was featured for his remarkable story in national commercials and billboards. Eszylfie speaks to his own success and advises on how individuals from every generation can overcome current obstacles to end up on top. From commenting on today’s hot headlines like the amount of savings you should have by the age of 35 to why investing is better than a savings account, Eszylfie ecnourages people to better their own futures by taking hold of their financial goals.
Eszylfie Taylor has put up with the frustrations, the heartaches, and the pain of pursuing success, and is now the president and founder of Taylor Insurance and Financial Services located in Los Angeles. He is available to share his unique story as an expert resource on how to succeed, and advise your readers how to keep that success flowing each and every day. Eszylfie has achieved his unprecedented success at such a young age due to a combination of education, motivation, a positive outlook and deep desire to help others improve their lives. He began his career at age 22 with New York Life Insurance Company, where he soon ascended to the Chairman's Council reaching the ranking of #1 Broker in Los Angeles (2006 - 2013), and #1 Agent for the Company's African-American market.
He is also the author of Ask the Experts: The Unique Benefits of Working with Top Professionals, where he brings together the top professionals in the industries of real estate, mortgage lending, and insurance to offer advice on the most important, yet often underappreciated, aspects of preparing for, creating, and managing your future.
As a top flight high school athlete playing in four varsity sports, Eszylfie completed a notable collegiate basketball career at Concordia University in Portland, Oregon, graduating magna cum laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. He currently sits on the board of three non-profit organizations dedicated to business empowerment, children's' health, and social services. In his free time, he mentors upcoming youth as the Founder of the non-profit Futures Stars Camp (www.futurestarscamp.org) for kids, which is dedicated to providing basketball training and life coaching skills. In addition to his passion for business, he is raising three daughters with his wife in Pasadena where he still resides.
Various achievements for Eszylfie includes:
- Top 25 agents in the country at New York Life
- Top agent/advisor in Los Angeles/Greater Pasadena with New York Life
- Top agent/advisor in within the African American market at New York Life
- Top producing agent/advisor in the history of the African American market
- Agent of the Year for NAIFA's Los Angeles/Greater Pasadena area
- NAIFA Advisor Today magazine's Top 4 Under 40 Advisors
As if that wasn't enough to keep him busy, Eszylfie Taylor runs a yearly K-12 basketball camp in California, takes care of his three daughters, practices as a yoga instructor and spends time working on the board of March of Dimes and with the LA Children's Hospital.