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Meet Our Team Monday: Gary Taylor, Senior Consulting Associate

Can you believe we’ve already come to week 8 of our “Meet Our Team Monday” series? We are so excited to take a few minutes & sit down with our very own Gary Taylor. With almost forty years in the fundraising field, Gary has managed more capital campaigns than anyone else on our team!


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  1. What did you do before joining Dickerson, Bakker & Associates? 
    I was in the preaching ministry for 26 years across Tennessee, Georgia & Arkansas.
  2. Where did you go to college? 
    I attended the University of Memphis (Memphis State University). While there, I was a letterman on the baseball team for 3-years. 
  3. How did you hear about Dickerson, Bakker & Associates? 
    I met Clark while serving in the ministry & before I knew it, I was working with Clark on a regular basis as part of Dickerson & Associates. When Derric & Clark merged to create Dickerson, Bakker & Associates, I was honored that they asked me to stay on board as a consultant. 
  4. What made you decide to come work for Dickerson, Bakker & Associates? 
    When the two companies merged it seemed like a perfect fit for me and where I was at in my career! In other words, we go together like Biscuits & Gravy! 🙂
  5. What do you look forward to most when starting to work with a new client? 
    I always look forward to seeing a client’s growth over the course of our time together. Having a part in their mission & seeing them expand their ministry is always a blessing.
  6. What is one goal you hope to achieve with a client when starting a new project? 
    Going into a new project, my main goal is to help them learn more about stewardship & understand Biblical principals. 
  7. What is your favorite part about being a part of Dickerson, Bakker & Associates? 
    I get the most joy out of working with all of the different types of people I meet & seeing them meet their goals is extremely fulfilling. 
  8. What is your favorite part about being a part of Dickerson, Bakker & Associates? 
    People are always shocked to find out I can do a real good Elvis impression. Thank you…Thank you very much. 
  9. Anything else you’d like people to know? 
    On June 3rd, 2016 – My beautiful bride & I celebrated 50 years of marriage!  

Click here to learn more about Gary, read his professional biography and how he uses his gifts to motivate and lead the Dickerson, Bakker & Associates team each day! 

About the Series: Over the next few months, we will post a weekly feature on one of our team members giving you “insider access” to our group of unique and talented folks, who are in the field working with DBA clients day in and day out. We are proud to have built a team of industry experts from across the nation who not only know the in’s & out’s of the business but have a demonstrated track record of achieving real success. 

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