Karrin Taylor Robson


Term Expires: 2021

Business Phone: 602-229-2540


Governor Doug Ducey appointed Karrin Taylor Robson to the Arizona Board of Regents in June of 2017 and reappointed her to a full term on the board in 2020. She is chair of the Finance, Capital and Resources Committee and member of the Audit Committee and Academic Affairs and Educational Attainment Committee.

Regent Taylor Robson is the founder and president of Arizona Strategies, a land-use strategy company headquartered in Phoenix. Prior to forming Arizona Strategies, Regent Taylor Robson served as executive vice president of DMB Associates, Inc., a Scottsdale-based master-planned community developer where she was responsible for ongoing land use entitlement matters and other efforts for its communities and businesses. She continues to provide strategic leadership for DMB at the local, state and federal level.

Prior to DMB, Regent Taylor Robson was a principal with the law firm of Biskind, Hunt & Taylor, P.L.C., where she practiced in the areas of land use, development and zoning law representing large land owners on complex land use cases.

In addition, she has worked with experts to successfully obtain approval of municipal finance incentives and tools. Cumulatively, she has entitled more than 20,000 acres including more than 35,000 homes and 25 million square feet of commercial uses. She has also worked with national organizations representing major landowners and stakeholders to advance balanced federal environmental law and policy on endangered species acts and wetlands issues.

As a business leader in Arizona, she serves on the boards of numerous government, community and economic development organizations.