Vice President of Contracts
Nora Taylor is Vice President, Contracts and Compliance Officer for Intelligence Waves LLC. With over 20 years of executive-level experience in small to large US government contractors, Nora became particularly adept at addressing Contract Risk Mitigation, Contract Management, and Contract performance and/or opportunities through exponential growth.
Nora joined IW, after stepping away from running her consulting business, where she was the managing director and principal consultant providing strategic, and tactical US Government (USG) Contract support services that range from operations and contract compliance through M&A transactions over the past 6 years. She brings with her methodologies developed in her organization.
Her experience working for government contractors includes Harris Corp where she was a corporate officer for one of the Harris subsidiaries, Harris CapRock Government Solutions, and the VP, Global Contract Management for Harris CapRock Communications. While at Harris she was instrumental in several acquisitions to include the acquisition of a supplier; a deal structured to mitigate regulatory fees resulting in a 20% increase in profit margin.
Prior to the acquisition of CapRock Communications, she was the VP, Strategic Development, and developed the long-term strategic growth plan designed to grow the business from $80M to $150M. She negotiated key supplier agreements such as Qwest, Intelsat, XTAR, and Paradigm.
Nora earned a Master Certificate in Government Contract Management and Master Certificate in Commercial Contract Management from Villanova University, Villanova, PA. Nora is a member of the Chancellor’s Council of The Institute of World Politics.