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The Workplace Benefits Association Has Named Georgia’s Trey Taylor, CEO of Taylor Insurance Services, To Their Advisory Board

The Workplace Benefits Association Has Named Georgia’s Trey Taylor, CEO of Taylor Insurance Services, To Their Advisory Board

The Workplace Benefits Association is an organization of more than 6,000 corporate and individual members engaged in the marketing of benefits.

Valdosta, Georgia – July 7, 2017 – Trey Taylor, CEO of Taylor Insurance Services, was pleased to announce that he has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Workplace Benefits Association. The WBA is at the forefront of promoting the voluntary benefits industry through its programs that recognize its leaders and its conferences that educate and equip benefits professionals to improve and grow their practices. There are more than 6,000 corporate and individual members engaged in the marketing of benefits that involve the relationship between an employer and their employees. Service on the board is considered as a mark of honor and only awarded to the top minds in the employee benefits market.

Trey Taylor reports that he will be sworn in to the Board at the WBA Event in Las Vegas on July 25. Three of the industry’s top conferences for employee benefits professionals are also sponsored by the WBA. The WBA is also the governing body administering the International Worksite Marketing Hall-Of-Fame, which for 18 years has recognized and honored some of our industry’s most accomplished and respected figures with induction into the Hall. Exceptional industry leaders are also honored by the WBA with a Lifetime Achievement Award, named for the founder and long-time Chairman of the organization, Walt Podgurski.

During a recent interview, Nelson L. Griswold, President-Elect of the association, made these comments: “Trey Taylor is a tremendous addition to the WBA Board because of the remarkable vision and insight he brings to the employee benefits marketplace, Trey’s bold leadership has put Taylor Insurance at the nexus of technology, client service, and innovative product development. The number and quality of his employer clients speak to the immense value his expertise brings to their businesses. We are thrilled to have Trey join us in our work shaping the future of employee benefits in this country.”

About Trey Tailor:

Trey is the Chief Executive Officer of Taylor Insurance Services. In this role, his primary responsibility is to set the guiding vision of the organization, recruit the best possible talent to fulfill that vision and then assist those people in doing the best possible work they can perform. Trey holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from Emory University in Atlanta, a Juris Doctor degree in Tax and Corporate Transactions from Tulane University and has done post-graduate work at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the Georgia Institute of Technology. Trey is licensed in Life and Health Insurance Sales in Georgia and several other states.

Trey began his management career at Healtheon|WebMD where he participated in the largest private placement of equity in US Financial history. Trey then worked as a Senior Analyst for a venture capital firm in Atlanta before leaving to work in a corporate development role at EarthLink and AOL/Time Warner. Heavily involved in public service in Valdosta and Lowndes County, Trey is currently a Board Member and Past-President of the Board of Trustees of Leadership Lowndes, a Member of the Board of Directors of the Alapaha Council of the Boy Scouts of America, and a Member of the Board of Trustees of Lowndes Associated Ministries to People (LAMP), and an Advisor to Azalea Health Innovations, Inc. and AgencySpotter, Inc.

Previously, Trey served as a Board Member for the Greater Valdosta United Way and the Chairman of its Allocation Committee, and a Board Member for the Valdosta North Rotary Club. In 2013, Trey was named one of Georgia Trend Magazine’s 40 Under 40. Additionally, Trey received the Cheers for Peers MVP, Cheers for Peers MVP Giver, Employee Recognition Award and Happiest Company Award in 2014 from TinyHR.

In his private time, Trey enjoys teaching introductory wine courses and is a WSET certified sommelier. Trey and his wife, Sheya have recently founded Tyche Wines to produce and distribute interesting wines. They have produced a 2007 Willamette Pinot Noir, a 2009 Sonoma sparkling wine, and a 2011 Bordeaux. Trey and Sheya are the proud parents of Roy Edward Taylor IV (Ret), and Emmaline.

For complete information, please visit: http://taylorinsuranceservices.com/

Media Contact
Company Name: Taylor Insurance Services
Contact Person: Media Relations
Email: [email protected]
Phone: Office: (229) 247-6411 / Fax: (229) 247-6864
Address:2000 North Patterson Street
City: Valdosta
State: Georgia 31602
Country: United States
Website: www.taylorinsuranceservices.com/

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