Taylor began his IT career as a service engineer with Computerway Food Systems in High Point, NC. After the service department was downsized in 2008, Taylor returned to Rockingham Community College to complete his degree in Information Technology. He is also a 2018 graduate of the Certified Government Chief Information Officer program at UNC School of Government. Taylor also holds certifications from the Computing Technology Industry Association and is a member of the North Carolina Local Government Information Systems Association. A self-diagnosed audiophile, Taylor enjoys researching vintage audio equipment. A vinyl fanatic to a certain degree, Taylor can be found visiting local record stores during his spare time.