Mike Taylor, AAMS™ is a lifelong resident of Northeast Tarrant County and a resident of Colleyville, Texas since 1984. He has seen the change growth has had on the Metroplex as a civic and community volunteer for more than three decades.
Mike understands the impact Economic Development has on our state, counties, cities, and local businesses. He served as the first Executive Director of the Hurst-Euless-Bedford Economic Development Foundation. He has supported transportation infrastructure improvements throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex over the past three decades. He believes that mobility and economic development are interdependent if our state and local communities are to prosper.
Mike formerly served the citizens of Colleyville as their City Councilmember for 14 years, three as Mayor Pro Tem. He served on the board of directors for the Colleyville Tax Increment Finance District, Crime Control & Prevention District, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Education Foundation, Colleyville Chamber of Commerce and Northeast Tarrant County Chamber of Commerce, and the Metroport Cities Partnership. He was recognized as the 2017 Colleyville Citizen of the Year.
Mike is an active member of the Colleyville Executive Organization, Northeast Leadership Forum Board of Directors, Grapevine Relief and Community Exchange (GRACE) Board of Directors, and the Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Education Foundation Investment & Finance Committee and the Colleyville Lions Club. He has received the Melvin Jones Fellowship Award from the Lions Club International and the Paul Harris Fellow from Rotary Club Foundation.
Serving eight years on the Regional Transportation Council of the North Central Texas Council of Governments representing the 10 cities of Bedford, Colleyville, Euless, Hurst, Grapevine, Keller, Roanoke, Southlake, Trophy Club and Westlake, exposed him to the transportation needs and challenges of aging Texans and the services provided by the local Area Agency on Aging.
As a conservative Independent Financial Adviser, he holds the Accredited Asset Management Specialist AAMS™ Designation from the College for Financial Planning and a Series 7 and 66 licenses. He is a former Financial Adviser with Edward Jones Investments and a former Regional Vice President for Mitsubishi Electric Sales of America. Mike understands the small business owner having started three small businesses; Texas Video, Taylor Computer Systems and Revolution Technologies, Inc.. He attended Tarrant County College and North Texas State University.