Born March 22, 1981, and raised in Cleveland, Ohio Shalira Taylor is a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Grand Chapter, Candace #2, Co-Chair of the African- American Advisory Committee for the RNC, a member of the Ohio Black Republican Association, Cuyahoga County Republican Central Committee person, and Republican ward leader in Cleveland's ward 6. She is also the 2018's endorsed Republican candidate for State Representative in Cleveland’s district 11.
Taylor attended the Cleveland Music Settlement for Ballet and Piano, she also attended The Cleveland Art Museum for art education.
Taylor grew up in Cleveland Heights and graduated from Cleveland Heights High School in 1999 with a degree in dental Assistant. She later attended Lorain Community College where she studied and received her certifications in Real Estate Sales and received recognition from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society in 2008. She then transferred to study at Cleveland State University and pursued a Bachelors degree in Marketing/Business Management in 2009; there she joined Theta Phi Alpha women’s fraternity.
As a small business owner, Shalira Taylor has personally helped to create and facilitate job opportunities for people in her community. Her work experience includes marketing, promotions and manning large teams of brand representatives. Taylor has also worked as a teacher/ trainer and strategic promoter for various companies throughout Ohio."