Andrew C. Taylor
|Andrew C. Taylor|
|Alma mater||University of Denver|
|Occupation||Executive Chairman at
Enterprise Holdings (2001-)
|Predecessor||Jack C. Taylor|
Early life and career
In 1970 Taylor earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Denver. After graduation he sought experience outside the family business and worked at RLM Leasing, a Ford Motor Company affiliate based in San Francisco, CA. He spent three years there before returning to St. Louis and Enterprise Rent-A-Car.
From 1970 - 1976 he worked his way up through the company. In 1976 he was promoted to General Manager of the St. Louis region. In 1980 he took the position of President and Chief Operating Officer. In 1990 Andy was promoted to Chief Executive Officer and then Chairman in 2001. During his tenure Enterprise grew from a fleet of 5,000 cars to more than 900,000 vehicles internationally. With the purchase of Vanguard Automotive Group Enterprise gained both National Car Rental and Alamo Rent A Car. The combined fleet is over one million vehicles being rented by roughly 78,000 employees.