Dr. Wallace Taylor— Chairman Founder/CEO
Dr. Wallace Taylor, the founder and proprietor of The Taylor Foundation for the Arts, has harnessed the best practices of exercise science, dance, and martial arts over a career spanning almost 20 years. With fluid expertise in kinesiology and two master dan degrees in traditional taekwondo, Dr. Taylor has vastly impacted a community of more than 2,000 students. Through fervent efforts in the fields of physical and nutritional education, Dr. Taylor has both advanced the practice of these art forms and kindled interest in the practice of exercise nutrition as it affects sports and performance.
Dr. Taylor has a bachelor of science degree with concentrations in exercise science and taekwondo from Georgia State University™, an Executive Master of Business administration from the Sorrel College of Business at Troy State University™, a Master of Internet Technology from the Terry College of Business at The University of Georgia™. Wallace Taylor recieved a Doctorate of Business from Georgia State's Robinson College of Business.
Ruby Elizabeth Taylor., MS, MBA, CDE, FNP—Health Consultant
Ruby Taylor is a native of British Guyana and serves as a diabetes/health educator. She is a registered nurse with a notable career at Mercy Clinic™ in Atlanta. She offers monthly seminars as well as individual health consultations. Mrs. Taylor has a Master's of Science in nursing from Georgia State University and a Master of Business Administration from Troy State University. She is a retired certified family nurse practitioner and a certified diabetes educator.
Aye Kodsup—Managing Director
"Miss Aye" has managemed fine arts programs since 2011. She enjoys Latin dancing (salsa, Bachata, and Merengue) and also performs traditional Thai dances. Miss Aye is also a trained belly dance enthusiast. She is a third-degree black belt in taekwondo and shares her love of the sport and teaches recreationally. Miss Aye graduated with a Master's of Science degree from Kasetsart University™ in Thailand. She is currently pursuing her Master's of Public Health at Emory University.
Miss Ana Perez - Operations
Ana Perez has served as mangement for martial arts schools since 2009. In the 2010 Open Taekwondo Tournament, Master Perez earned gold and silver medals in forms and sparring respectively. She is an experienced tournament judge in all categories of traditional taekwondo competition. This gives her a level of expertise that is rare among instructors. Her excellence in classroom management and personal pursuit of perfection in technique has inspired her students to be their absolute best.
Master Perez's students have earned over 200 gold medals in her tenure as a martial arts instructor of school manager. She holds two master degrees in Taekwondo (Sumkwan School) and USAT.
Master Perez is certified in CPR and first aid by The American Heart Association™. She is also a USA Taekwondo Certified Referee.
Master Perez is a native of Mexico. Her language proficiencies include English, Spanish, and French. Ana Perez is a Suma Cum Laude graduate of Georgia State's Honors College™ in Business (Economics) at Mack Robinson College of Business™.