Jim Taylor, raised in Columbia, South Carolina, has joined Cowan Strategies with years of successful business experience and assists our clients with business development.
Mr. Taylor attended the Citadel before embarking on the growth and eventual success of several businesses. Throughout the 90′s Mr. Taylor was a principal of Taylor Business Solutions, one of the early developers of Web based marketing and website design in the Southeast Region. Concurrently, he expanded the family business, Taylor Business Forms and created several industry standards that gained world-wide acceptance; for example, a one-part, two-way mailer, among others.
In 2009 Jim was part of the team that acquired the North American rights to the Schucco residential window manufacturing systems; Schucco is the largest commercial fenestration company in the world. They developed contracts and supply chains across the country and in all phases of the construction industry, together with competitive contracts in the Federal arena. Mr. Taylor has raised 7 children; his oldest is now a full-scholarship student in her final year at Furman University.
In 2010 he began working with Southern Benefit Systems, a regional health insurance brokerage that has grown into a recognized innovator for mid-sized employers seeking to overcome the challenges of affordable health benefits in an era of great industry change. He counts his faith and his family as the foundation for all that he accomplishes.