Taylor is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana and graduated from Samford University with a B.S. in Business Administration and Master of Accountancy (MACC) in 2013. He commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Marine Corps and has served as a Supply Officer, Motor Transport Platoon Commander and Logistics Officer at 1st Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company where he supported multiple Marine Expeditionary Unit deployments and security cooperation exercises. He then served as an Advanced Information Operations Planner at Task Force 51/5 in Bahrain supporting exercises and operations throughout the Middle East. Taylor is currently transitioning to the Marine Corps Reserves and pursuing additional graduate education opportunities.