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League Officers

Clifton Taylor

President

Clifton Taylor is the President of Taylor Builders, located in Roseville, CA. Mr. Taylor has two decades of real estate and asset management experience in Northern California with a primary focus on entitlement and regulatory permitting of master-planned communities. He formerly led Richland Communities real estate division located in Roseville, where he was responsible for the company’s Northern California assets in the Sacramento Region, Bay Area and San Joaquin Valley.

Mr. Taylor has worked successfully with federal, state and local agencies on numerous complex regulatory permitting matters in locations including Lathrop, Elk Grove, Lincoln, Sacramento and West Sacramento.  He also has played a leading role on development of the Placer County Habitat Conservation Plan, serving most recently as a member of the Finance Committee. In 2005, Mr. Taylor led a team that received a California Department of Conservation Director’s Award and San Joaquin Council of Governments Regional Excellence Award for its work on the largest Williamson Act easement exchange in California history.

Prior to joining Richland, Mr. Taylor worked on entitlements and acquisitions for Centex Homes in Roseville. He began his career as a planner for the County of Yuba, serving as Zoning administrator and secretary of the County Fish & Game Commission.  He holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California, Santa Barbara.  Mr. Taylor is active in the community, serving on the Sutter Roseville Medical Center Foundation board of directors and the California Irrigation District board of directors. He also is a founding member of the Urban Land Institute Young Leaders Group in Sacramento.

He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

About the Great West League

The Great West League is one of the premier summer collegiate wood bat leagues in North America, poviding a professional, minor league-like atmosphere for top college players seeking professional baseball careers. The league also provides affordable family entertainment, enriching its member communities in California and Oregon.