Terri Taylor, J.D.

Terri Taylor works on building Lumina's institutional finance portfolio and uses her experience in nonprofit strategy development in the policy space to build capacity among our federal policy partners. She works closely with our federal policy team on innovative models and collaboratively with Lumina's vice president of strategic engagement on quality assurance issues.

Taylor comes to Lumina from EducationCounsel where she spent nearly five years as senior policy and legal advisor, advising organizations on ways to achieve their goals in a complex higher education and practice environment. She has deep involvement in U.S. Supreme Court advocacy related to the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case, writing amicus briefs, presenting at major higher education conferences, and translating court decisions and research findings for practitioners. She also serves as an advisor for Lumina's racial equity project.

Terri earned a B.A. in American studies and religious studies from the University of Virginia and J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. She is a member of the New York Bar Association.