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Jay Taylor

Jay Taylor

Before graduating high school in 1990, Jay attended Christ Church Episcopal School, and Christ School in Arden, NC.  He spent the next four years at Presbyterian College, in Clinton, SC, where he earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in Business Administration.

He joined Kinghorn Insurance Agency of Beaufort in July 1995, where he remains today. He has been part of the commercial team, where he became the manager in 2000.  He earned his Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) designation in 2003, and in 2004, was asked to become a partner in the firm. He is now the senior managing partner for the agency.  

He is married to Megan Harris Taylor, of Beaufort, and have 2 wonderful children, Katherine and Langdon. Jay's family attends The Parrish Church of St. Helena. He is a member of The Rotary Club of Beaufort, where he has been a board member for a number of years. Jay has been very active with the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of SC, having served as a board member, secretary and treasurer, as well as chairing several committees. He has been a member of and chaired an agent's advisory council for Selective Insurance Company and Nationwide Insurance. He is also a board member for the Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce, volunteers with the Northern Beaufort County United Way Annual Fund and continues to serve on the board and executive committee for the Beaufort Academy Board of Trustees.



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