Our People


At Taylor Insurance Services, our people are our foundation. We believe in the power of a unified team with a strong company culture and shared goals for professional and personal development. Our team is comprised of people from diverse backgrounds with many different talents, but every member shares the same passion for excellence and client care.




Photo of Trey Taylor Trey Taylor Chief Executive Officer

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.…

Management Team

Photo of Chris Carpenter Chris Carpenter Director of Operations

Chris joined the Taylor team in 2015 as Manager of Major Accounts. His responsibilities include overseeing a team of specialized service agents.

Relocating to Valdosta in 1986 when his father was stationed at Moody AFB, he graduated from Lowndes High School and received his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Valdosta State University. Prior to joining Taylor Insurance Services, Chris spent nearly twenty-two years as an Operations and Human Resources manager with Georgia Theatre Company where he developed numerous efficient and dedicated customer service teams.…

Photo of Tom Dorywalsky Tom Dorywalsky Vice President of Major Accounts

Tom began his career with Taylor Insurance Services in 2003 following his position with a large retailer for which he led the food distribution channel. Tom received the Rookie of the Year award in 2004, was promoted to Vice President of Major Accounts in 2009, and received the Agent of the Year Award in 2010.…

Photo of William Hall William Hall Vice President of Sales

William has been an Agent with Taylor Insurance Services since 1995 and was promoted to Vice President in 2009. During his tenure with the firm William has received the Agent of the Year Award six times and most recently recognized as Agent of the Month for March 2017 and awarded 2016 Allstate Benefits Top Producing Producer…an impressive run!…

Benefits Team

Photo of Pete Caucci Pete Caucci Benefits Specialist

Pete joined the Taylor family as an Agent in 2001 and knows first-hand about the value of client service. Previously working as a Purchasing Manager for a healthcare network in New York, Pete now focuses on providing financial security for families. Pete was drawn to the firm’s commitment to local market needs and problem-solving methodology when transitioning into his new career.…

Photo of Emily Higgs Emily Higgs Benefits Specialist

Emily joined the Taylor team in 2017 as a Benefits Specialist. Emily has great customer service skills and knows the value of putting the client first. She graduated from Wiregrass Technical College in 2014. After graduation, Emily perfected her sales techniques and communications skills working at Hibbet Sports and The Douglas Enterprise Newspaper.

Emily is a native of Douglas, Georgia and has one daughter, Boston Marie.…

Photo of Brad Martin Brad Martin Benefits Specialist

Brad became a Benefit Specialist with the Taylor group in 2014. He graduated from Valdosta State University in 2001 with a B.S. in Business Administration. After graduation, Brad gained sales and management experience working with his father at Martin Motors in Nashville, GA. He then relocated to Helen, GA where he extended his customer service experience by serving at the Troll Tavern.…

Photo of Robert Rodriguez Robert Rodriguez Benefits Counselor

Robert joined the Taylor team in 2015 as a Benefits Counselor. Previously, he spent seven years as an assistant manager at Ashley Cinemas in Valdosta.

Robert gained his Bachelor’s in History from Valdosta State University in 2012. During his collegiate career, he also worked as a research assistant for the university. Robert earned his Masters in History from VSU in July 2015.…

Office Staff

Photo of Kendall Barnes Kendall Barnes Receptionist

Kendall took on the role of Receptionist at Taylor Insurance Services in 2016.

She is currently enrolled at Troy University and pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in European History with an emphasis on Museum Studies. She expects to graduate in Fall 2016.

Kendall’s hobbies include visiting elephant and big cat sanctuaries, baking, astronomy, and working on her sharpshooter skills by spending time on the gun range.…

Photo of Danielle Pascali Danielle Pascali Claims Specialist

Danielle joined Taylor Insurance Services as a Claims Specialist in 2015 and after leaving to have her second daughter, rejoined the team in 2016. . Previously, she spent six years as the Human Resources and Operations Manager for H&R Block. Her professional background is colored with various responsibilities, including sales, administration, customer care, management, training, and marketing.…

Contact Us

2000 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, Georgia 31602
Office: (229) 247-6411
Fax: (229) 247-6864
Email: info@rtaylorins.com