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TAYLOR Announces New Hire, Promotions

Leading Regional General Contractor Continues Adjustments for Market Growth

TAYLOR announces the following promotions and changes:

• Jayne Penepent has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer. She will continue to direct and manage all corporate finance and accounting operations. Penepent was most recently Controller.

• Kyle Bolinger has been promoted to Project Executive. He will continue management of projects in multiple markets, such as commercial, residential, higher education and healthcare projects, with a focus on strategic planning, scheduling, cost analysis and customer management. Kyle was most recently Project Manager.

• Geoffrey Cook has been promoted to Director of Business Development. He will continue to formulate, direct and coordinate all marketing, public relations, communications, and business development activities, with a focus on new client relationships and company growth. Cook was most recently Director, Marketing.

“As Taylor continues to expand its client base and market reach, it is important to put a team in place that can more than satisfy its goals for growth,” says TAYLOR President, Karl Schuler. “These moves solidify our strong mission and values striving for long-term client satisfaction.”

In addition, Josh Myers has joined TAYLOR – The Builders as Project Executive for its retail-specific division, Empire Commercial Construction. Myers has extensive experience in commercial construction, managing all critical aspects of a project from start to finish. He most recently served as General Manager for another regional General Contractor who focuses on commercial construction.

Myers will assume leadership responsibilities for Empire, TAYLOR’s retail-specific division, including business development, management of existing accounts, budget development, cost analysts, new hiring, and overall growth of the division. Myers attended the Rochester Institute of Technology for Civil Engineering Technology, playing Division I Hockey, and has over 20 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. He currently resides with his wife and three children in Penfield.


Empire Commercial Construction, a division of Taylor-The Builders, specializes in quick turn-around new construction, renovations and maintenance for commercial, medical, and retail space across New York State. Their project professionals have completed scores of renovations, build-outs and pad locations for premier national restaurants and retailers. They will make sure it’s built right, on time, the first time. Simply put…Retail Built Right. Visit us at, or call 585-249-9198.

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