Born and raised in Nashville, Taylor received his degree in accounting from Middle Tennessee State University and entered the work force in private accounting shortly after graduation. In 1996, he made the move to public accounting by joining Smith, Wiles & Co, as a member of their tax department.
He was promoted to tax manager in 2000. In 2008, he was promoted to general manager of the firm where his duties expanded into Business Management services primarily for music industry executives, producers and songwriters. Today, in addition to leading the tax operations of the firm, his duties encompass overseeing the firm’s personnel, IT, and administrative needs for the staff. In 2016, he became a name partner in the firm, where it is now known as Wiles + Taylor & Co.
Taylor is a member of the TSCPA and AICPA. When he isn't working he enjoys watching football, playing golf, attending Predator games, watching his son play hockey, and having movie night with the family at home.