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Taylor Renner

Associate Vice President for the University of Dayton Research Institute

University of Dayton Research Institute: Vice Presidents Office


Email: Taylor Renner
Phone: 937-229-2197
Curran Place, S5050
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Taylor Renner is the Associate Vice President of the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI). She leads UDRI’s business and financial operations, ensuring operational excellence and strategic execution across research accounting, procurement & property management, IT, contracts & grants, export control, and compliance. 

Taylor has fifteen years of experience working with Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers with a proven track record of driving operational excellence and premium customer engagement. Prior to joining UDRI, she oversaw business strategy, customer engagement, program management and execution, and proposal management within the government contracting industry. She has an MBA with a concentration in Finance and is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional.


  • MBA with a concentration in Finance, Wright State University, 2011
  • B.S., Agribusiness and Applied Economics, The Ohio State University, 2006


Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP)