Jillian Taylor is principal and business strategist of Jillian Taylor Consulting, and an affiliate with NXT Consulting. As a planning strategist and organizational development consultant, Jillian works with public and private leaders to gain clarity on their vision, mission and values. She also leads clients through a process to identify strategic priorities and guides them to implement complex initiatives. Jillian is known for helping groups navigate conflict and difficult topics to seek alignment with common priorities.
Jillian is passionate about community visioning and planning, and immediately upon moving to Central Oregon reached out to join the Bend 2030 (now Envision Bend) board. She served as Board Chair and interim Executive Director before transitioning back to full-time consulting work. She is now leading the Bend Vision Project with the NXT Consulting team. You can learn more about this at bendvisionproject.org
This project will span 2022 into 2023 and seeks to engage as many community members in the greater Bend area as possible. The results of this effort will include a community-drive Vision for the future of Bend, and a 5-year action plan.
Jillian has served on numerous local boards and committees, and her clients include City Club of Central Oregon, EDCO, Housing Works, Family Kitchen and Oregon Adaptive Sports.