Troi Taylor, Secretary
At age 34, Troi Taylor – President, along with his wife, Kelley Taylor – CEO, started Taylor Construction Management (TCM) – a facilities project management consulting firm. In 5-years, the company grew from 1 to 12 associates. TCM is currently responsible for managing more than $1B in active construction projects in Texas alone. The company maintains a strong presence in Mainland China and also has an expanding office in Dallas, Texas. Troi is passionate about project management because he connects the mega capital improvement assignments down to the simplest components: people must understand the big picture and be motivated to exceed their own expectations. His dedication and success has garnered acclaim on the national and international platform.
Troi received a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Prairie View A&M University. He received an MBA degree from the University of Houston-Victoria. Troi is a native Houston – graduating from Milby Sr. High School in the Houston ISD.
Under the leadership of Kelley and Troi, TCM is currently managing projects across various industries: Education, Transportation, Life Science, and Healthcare. Some of their noteworthy clients include Houston ISD, Texas A&M University System, Houston Airport System, Fort Bend County Toll Road Authority, and several others.
In addition to his METRO Board appointment by Mayor Sylvester Turner, Troi also serves on the Houston Mayor’s Office of Business Opportunity (OBO) Advisory Board as well as on the Board of Directors for the Houston Minority Supplier Development Council (HMSDC).
Through philanthropy, diligence, and maintaining a spiritual compass, Troi has been recognized by several organizations in recent years:
- Emerging 10 Award (HMSDC) 2012
- Upstart Award (Greater Houston Black Chamber) 2013
- International Rising Star (International Trade Development Council) 2014
- Med-Week 2014 MBE Company of the Year
- Top 40 Under 40 Award (Houston Business Journal) 2015
- Minority Contractor of the Year (Houston Area Urban League) 2015.
Troi and Kelley live in Spring, Texas. They have (2) children: Joshua & Laila Taylor. He is an active presence in his neighborhood. He serves on the steering committee for the Scholar Athletes Amateur Athletes Union. Additionally, he is an active volunteer at Holy Trinity Episcopal School as well as the Star of Hope Homeless Shelter. Finally, Troi can often be found facilitating leadership discussions for at-risk inner city youth at various Greater Houston school districts.