Taylor previously served as chief operating officer of Cox Enterprises; senior vice president of field operations for Cox Communications, the company’s broadband and cable division; and executive vice president of Cox Media Group, where he oversaw its largest television, radio, newspaper and digital properties. Taylor began his career in 2000 as a reporter for the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel in Colorado.
Taylor is a board member of the Food Well Alliance and PATH Foundation, a member of the Carter Center Board of Councilors and a former board chair of American Rivers.
Begor previously served as a Managing Director in the Industrial and Business Services group at Warburg Pincus, a $40 billion growth-focused private equity firm with over 120 portfolio companies. He also served two years as a member of the Board of Directors at FICO.
Prior to that, Begor spent 35 years at General Electric, most recently as President and CEO of GE’s $8 billion energy management business. Before leading GE Energy Management, Mark was President and CEO of GE Capital Real Estate. He also served as President and CEO of GE Capital Retail Finance (Synchrony Financial), successfully guiding it through a period where the business doubled in size.
Begor was a senior vice president and member of GE’s Corporate Executive Council for 10 years and a GE officer for 19 years. He also served as the Chief Financial Officer at NBCUniversal Media and as GE's Investor Relations leader, where he oversaw a large number of acquisitions and dispositions.
Begor is a graduate of Syracuse University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and marketing, and he has an MBA from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.