Stuart Taylor first started at the Downtown Development District in June of 2008 as the Public Space Director of Operations. Stuart left in October 2009 to start up a new venture Video Gaming business in a new market. In December of 2021 Stuart returned to the Downtown Development District as the Finance and Administration Manager.
Stuart Taylor graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Hotel Restaurant and Tourism in 1984. Years later Stuart returned to UNO to teach some of the various courses he took there years before. Stuart was brought back to teach future Hospitality leader’s insight and hands on experience in the Hospitality Industry that he learned over his career. Stuart’s work experience has been in the Hospitality and Gaming industry. Stuart has worked for several major hotel chains, and travel most of North America, Central America managing, opening and acquiring hotels for several major hotel chains.
Even though I have spent much time away from New Orleans, I always come back home and New Orleans is that home.