221: Leaders with Heart Don’t Just want Equality, But Equity Too

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In this episode, Heather sits down with Adrian Taylor, the Director of Diversity for Premier Health in Dayton, Ohio. Adrian Taylor leads programming that supports Premier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion with an emphasis on workforce diversity, supplier diversity, patient diversity, and community engagement. His commitment to diversity has even earned him several prestigious awards. Take a listen.
Key Takeaways: 
  • All humans deserve equality
  • More than equality, people need equity too
  • Equity gives people voices
  • Many minority voices are still unheard and ignored
  • Every person can have a part in the social change and movement towards justice

Adrian Taylor’s Bio

Adrian Taylor is the Director of Diversity for Premier Health in Dayton, Ohio. He leads programming that supports Premier’s commitment to diversity and inclusion with an emphasis on workforce diversity, supplier diversity, patient diversity, and community engagement. Because of his commitment and passion for diversity, he has won several awards including the 2020 Dayton Business Journal Diversity-In-Business Diversity Champion Award, 2021 National Diversity Council Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Champion Award, and the 2021 Diversity MBA Top 50 Under 50 Executive Leader’s Award. Adrian also serves as a board member for the Dayton chapter of the National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) and the Dayton Foodbank. Before joining Premier Health in 2014, Mr. Taylor served in key management roles, earning positions of increasing responsibility in the private sector with companies like EDS, NCR, and The Berry Company. More recently, he worked for four years in the non-profit sector for the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. As the Manager of Minority Business Retention and Expansion, he advocated for and secured over $100M in contracted diverse spending for diverse companies in the Dayton region.


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