She joined Hope Capital eight months ago as office manager following a 15 year career within banking.
Taylor said: “The recent growth of Hope Capital means that my role has evolved so much during the short eight months that I have already been with the company.
"Within my new role, I look forward to working closely with the brokers to ensure the team continue with our reputation of quick decisions and a smooth efficient drawdown process."
Hope Capital is currently offering a 1.5% procuration fee on all deals completed before the end of February 2014.
Jonathan Sealey, chief executive of Hope Capital, said: “In 2013 we surpassed our own ambitious growth targets, and Hayley’s appointment will ensure that the same is achieved in 2014 as we look forward to another busy year for Hope Capital.
“As a true principal lender using only private funds to facilitate bridging loans, if we receive a bridging deal we like, we can still look to lend on it even if it is somewhat outside our current lending criteria.”