Taylor serves as the Director of Outreach and Digital Media for both the Beacon Center of Tennessee and Beacon Impact. Taylor has spent her career focused on advancing free enterprise and individual liberty. In her outreach role at Beacon, she serves as a liaison to ambassadors, young professionals, policy heroes, and coalition partners. She is the host of Beacon’s weekly podcast “Decaf” and produces the show “Over-Caffeinated.” Taylor is also the leader of America’s Future Foundation’s Nashville chapter.
Taylor came to Beacon from the Alabama Policy Institute, where she worked most recently as the director of communications and was regularly featured in newspaper columns and talk radio spots. She studied political science and French at the University of Alabama, and upon graduating in 2014, Taylor went to work for the Alabama Republican Party as Finance Director during the 2014 election cycle.
In addition to free-market policy, Dawson is passionate about Alabama football, travel, books, and music.