Taylor Hardy is an accomplished and driven professional known for her results-oriented approach and unwavering commitment to accuracy and quality. With extensive international experience, having visited over 45 countries, Taylor brings a broad perspective to her work.
Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Taylor's pursuit of excellence led her to Hudson, Ohio, where she attended Western Reserve Academy boarding school. She later graduated summa cum laude from Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration in December 2019, earning her Bachelor of Science degree with a minor in real estate, a concentration in development, and distinction in research.
During her time at Cornell, Taylor showcased her gratitude to her professors by serving as a teaching assistant for over ten different courses, including subjects such as Asset Management, Hospitality Facilities Management, Hospitality Real Estate Finance, and Principles of Real Estate. Additionally, she actively contributed as a dedicated student researcher at the Pillsbury Institute for Entrepreneurship.
Beyond academia, Taylor held leadership positions in various organizations at Cornell, highlighting her strong leadership skills. She served on Cornell Real Estate's Club Executive Board and held the esteemed role of President at the Cornell Spa and Wellness Association, demonstrating her active engagement and commitment to diverse interests.
Taylor's professional journey has been shaped by her internships in New York City and Pittsburgh, where she collaborated closely with finance analysts, real estate agents and brokers, customers, acquisition analysts, development teams, and property managers. Her keen eye for business development opportunities and ability to streamline operations have consistently enhanced efficiency and productivity.
Taylor's leadership abilities are evident in her effective management of teams and her dedication to fostering a collaborative work environment. She is passionate about mentoring and coaching team members, empowering them to realize their full potential and contribute to the overall success of the company. Taylor is honored to follow in her father's footsteps and serve as Chief Executive Officer of Hardy World, LLC.
Headquartered in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania, Hardy World is a privately owned limited liability company. At Hardy World, we have assembled a team of experts well-versed in every aspect of industrial, office, retail, mixed-use, and hospitality properties. Our team's diverse knowledge enables us to develop and manage world-class properties across the United States. Our extensive portfolio includes raw land, commercial properties, and newly constructed condominiums, representing our commitment to creating exceptional real estate offerings.
At Hardy World, LLC, Taylor has successfully overseen the development and execution of key projects, leveraging her expertise in real estate and analytical skills. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, she has driven successful outcomes and maximized profitability. She has also fostered a culture of continuous improvement, promoting innovation and finding creative solutions to challenges.