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Jim Taylor Recognized As Community Champion At Greater Rochester Awards

Greater Rochester Awards Recognizes Non-Profit Staff, Executives, Volunteers, and Programs That Make Our Community a Better Place to Live

Jim Taylor, CEO of leading regional general contractor TAYLOR – The Builders, has always gone beyond the typical commitment to his local community. Earlier today that exceptional work and community dedication earned Jim a place as an honoree in the Community Champion category at the 2013 Greater Rochester Awards.

“Over the last several years, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to do things I love, working with fantastic people for the benefit of my neighbors and friends who are facing a tougher road than myself. The truth of the matter is that none of these opportunities would have been possible without the support and dedication of my family and co-workers,” says TAYLOR CEO, Jim Taylor. “Together we’ve been able to accomplish many great things, all while building a successful business and making a meaningful impact on our community.”

Jim’s clear-cut commitment to building a better Rochester has raised more than $400,000 for AutismUp; challenged him to defy gravity by rappelling 21 stories down the First Federal Plaza to support Urban Scouting; put over 40 hours/month as a driver and certified first responder with the Pittsford Volunteer Ambulance; raised money and built awareness with Heritage Christian Services to ensure that people with developmental disabilities continue to have the highest quality care; and worked with the First Presbyterian Church of Pittsford to build dorms for the Rehema In Step Children’s Foundation in Kenya.

About Greater Rochester Awards
The 2013 Greater Rochester Awards, presented by the Rochester Business Journal and United Way of Greater Rochester, celebrate the exceptional work done by our community’s human services sector. The awards were given in the following categories, and honor non-profit staff members, executives, volunteers and programs that make our community a better place to live: Board Leadership, Career Achievement, Community Champion, Outstanding Corporate Volunteer Group, Rising Star; Bank of America Impact Award, and Executive of the Year. For a complete list of 2013 Honorees, visit

Taylor is a second-generation general contractor with over 40 years of experience in the design and construction of commercial, industrial, multi-family, and institutional buildings. Having successfully completed literally hundreds of projects, Taylor has the resources to deliver superior execution on all phases of every project from the ground up. For more information on our company, and a chance to address your construction needs, please visit our website at

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