Shelli Taylor

Shelli Taylor is the CEO of the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Ms. Taylor’s distinguished career as an executive highlights her passion for people and leading through the lens of guests, teammates, and all stakeholders to deliver results. Since being named CEO of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in May 2020, Ms. Taylor has focused on leading the post-COVID reopening of the company’s 41 theaters and ensuring the safest possible experience for both guests and teammates. Prior to joining Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Ms. Taylor’s career included twenty years at Starbucks, where she was instrumental in building a culture and infrastructure for rapid expansion in China. She was also the VP of Disney English China, China’s leading English Language provider delivering immersive English language learning experiences, products, and services for children. Most recently, Ms. Taylor served as President and COO of United PF Partners, overseeing the largest Planet Fitness Franchise with over 169 facilities across fourteen states.