Hedge Funds

Taylor Companies taps corporate governance expert


At a time when high returns are helping corporate activists grab the spotlight, the Greenwich, Conn., investment advisory firm founded by former Bass Brothers money manager Tommy Taylor has named a prominent corporate governance specialist to its management team.

Lilli A. Gordon is no stranger to Taylor: she worked from 1993 to 2000 as an advisor to the Bass family, overlapping with Taylor, who through his firm Taylor & Co. ran Sid and Lee Bass's hedge fund operation. He was with the Bass Brothers from 1978 to 1999.

All told, Gordon has spent more than 15 years on corporate