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Taylor Maag

Director of Workforce Development Policy, Progressive Policy Institute

About Taylor Maag

Taylor Maag is the Director of Workforce Development Policy at PPI. In this role, Taylor focuses on developing policy solutions that strengthen our nation’s workforce, ensuring employers have the talent they need to remain competitive and people have the skills and critical supports necessary to succeed in today and tomorrow’s economy. Prior to joining PPI, Taylor worked at Jobs for the Future (JFF) where she assisted in the development and implementation of JFF’s federal and state policy agenda, focusing on workforce reform and innovation, access and affordability in postsecondary education and federal poverty alleviation policy. Additionally, Taylor led JFF’s congressional and workforce-related practitioner networks to ensure federal policymakers were staying connected with leaders implementing innovative and successful strategies on the ground. Taylor also has worked in direct service as a Therapeutic Behavioral Coach for New Alternatives, a non-profit in San Diego, CA. In this role she provided in-home coaching and support for clients ages 2-21 that received services based on income eligibility and experiences of severe trauma.