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marketing and planning executive

Ferris Willard Taylor, American marketing and planning executive. Recipient diamond award Harvard Community Health Plan, 1989, 92, 96, Joseph L. dorsey award Harvard Community Health Plan, 1994.


Taylor, Ferris Willard was born on March 16, 1949 in Rupert, Idaho, United States. Son of Melbert and Thelma Barker Taylor.


Bachelor in Physics, Spanish, Brigham Young University, 1973. Master of Business Administration in Finance, Economics, Brigham Young University, 1975. Graduate Executive Program in Managed Care, University Missouri, 1993.


Regional manager, director Data Resources, Inc., Lexington, Massachusetts, 1975-1979. Co-founder, vice president, board directors Planning Economics Group, Woburn, 1979-1981. Program and sales director Management Decision Systems, Waltham, 1981-1988.

Director marketing Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Dedham, 1988-1999. Vice president marketing and planning North Shore Medical Center/Partners HealthCare Systems, 1999-2000. Medical consulting practice manager Strategic Pricing Group Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, 2001—2003.

Vice president strategic marketing Ingenix, Inc./United Health Group, Salt Lake City, since 2003. Research assistant Center for Economic and Business Research, Provo, Utah, 1971-1972. Conference speaker in field.


Death is not the end. Death is really a beginning—another step forward in Heavenly Father’s plan for His children.


Member troop committee Boy Scouts American, Littleton, Massachusetts, 1981-1999. Chairman board Bayer National Advisory Board, 1997-1999. Member America's Health Insurance Plans (speaker), Professional Pricing Society (speaker), New England Professional Society (board director since 2001), Health Care Strategies Institute (board directors 1998-1999).


  • Other Interests

    Fly fishing, sailing, woodworking, beekeeping.


Married Karen Lyons, January 27, 1972. Children: Trent Loren, Trisonga Kay, Troy Kent, Alicia Annual.

Melbert Taylor

Thelma Barker Taylor

Karen Lyons

Trent Loren Taylor

Trisonga Kay Taylor

Troy Kent Taylor

Alicia Annual Taylor