Meet Krystal Taylor, Actuaries’ Resource Center Coordinator

Krystal Taylor

Welcome to the CAS Staff Spotlight, a column featuring members of the CAS staff. For this spotlight, we are proud to introduce you to Krystal Taylor.

  • What do you do at the CAS?
    I’m in charge of coordinating and delegating the work of the ARC department. I also process membership dues, meeting and seminar registrations and refund requests.
  • What do you enjoy most about your job?
    I like assisting the members of our association. My background is in customer service, which serves me well in the ARC.
  • What’s your hometown?
    Fort Washington, Maryland — the home of actor/comedian Martin Lawrence, White House Plumbers Chief Operative during the Watergae scandal G. Gordon Liddy and two-time heavyweight boxing champ Riddick Bowe.
  • Where’d you go to college and what’s your degree?
    I went to Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, located one hour away from Hagerstown in the Maryland panhandle (yes, Maryland has a panhandle). My degree is in business administration with a concentration in marketing.
  • What was your first job out of college?
    I had an internship with Share Our Strength doing grassroots fundraising. Share our Strength, or SOS, is a national organization that is working to find long-term solutions to the problem of childhood hunger in the United States.
  • Describe yourself in three words.
    Creative, honest and patient.
  • What’s your favorite weekend activity?
    I enjoy going to brunch with friends and family. No dishes!
  • What’s your favorite travel destination?
    The Caribbean. I recently traveled to Cuba and was taken with the country’s culture and cuisine and the warmth of the people.
  • Name one interesting or fun fact about you.
    I like DIY projects. My creations to date are a wooden picture frame, a floor length mirror, ladder-style bookshelves and a counter-height craft table (I’m using it to organize shoes).