Team

Brandon is the founder of Taylor Hoffman. Prior to founding the firm, he had over 20 years of wealth management and portfolio management experience at large, national firms. He creates a culture of care for his employees and believes in building a business based on strong foundations. He and his wife Nan have three children, Cate, Brett, and Kinsey. His hobbies include reading business biographies and attending his kids’ sporting events (tennis, swimming, and golf).

Brandon Taylor
CEO & CIO

Gabe co-founded Taylor Hoffman after five years of investment advisory experience with a multi-national brokerage firm. He has an MBA and BBA from Campbell University. An avid outdoorsman and woodworker, Gabe and his wife Deidra have two children, Elliot and Graham.

GABE HOFFMAN
COO, INVESTMENT ADVISOR, MBA & CFP®

Diane has worked in the securities industry since 1996 in various positions with large brokerage firms. Upon learning about Brandon & Gabe’s intention to open a purpose-driven investment firm, she happily joined them in their mission. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from VCU and enjoys spending time with her daughter and family.

DIANE HENDRICK
Client Service Coordinator
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Raymond is a CFA Charterholder, serving as Portfolio Manager for the firm’s flagship Hadleigh Private Fund. Raymond grew up in Budapest, Hungary, where he played tennis for the Hungarian Junior Davis Cup team. At the age of 16, he received the Davis United World College Scholarship established by legendary investor Shelby Davis to attend the Taft School in Watertown, CT. After Taft, Raymond received a Presidential Scholarship to the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond, where he studied Quantitative Economics and Finance. Prior to joining Taylor Hoffman, Raymond worked at various financial institutions in the insurance, asset management, and financial consulting space. Outside of the office, Raymond enjoys playing tennis at Westwood Country Club.

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Austin grew up in Richmond, VA attending St. Christopher’s School. He took his talent on the golf course to Hampden-Sydney College where he was a four-year varsity starting athlete and was elected team captain in his senior year. When not on the golf course Austin enjoys waterfowl hunting, snowboarding, and cooking. He joined Taylor Hoffman hoping to build upon the principles in place and help people grow their wealth and achieve their goals. Get in touch with Austin to learn about the Arrington Fund!

AUSTIN FOCKLER
Business Development Officer

Sean began his degree at the University of Virginia and completed his BBA at the College of William and Mary. Sean joined Taylor Hoffman in November 2020 after 5 years in public tax accounting. During his public accounting career, Sean specialized in consulting with individuals and their businesses to manage their tax liability and bring value to the client. A New York Giants and Yankees fan, Sean and his wife, Grace, have two children.

SEAN RUTHERFORD, CPA
CFO
Nate Nottingham

Nate joined Taylor Hoffman in August of 2021 as a Business Development Officer. He has multiple years of experience in agronomic sales and business development. When he is not working he enjoys longboarding and playing pool. Contact Nate to know more about Avidus!

NATE NOTTINGHAM
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Kevin grew up in West Hartford, CT, and recently graduated Cum Laude from the University of Richmond in 2022 with a major in Business Administration concentrating in Finance. While at Richmond Kevin was Vice President of the Spider Real Estate Group and a member of both the Horizon Capital Management group and the Finance Society. As someone who passionately enjoys investing in and learning about the financial markets, Kevin is a great addition to our investment team. Additional hobbies include hockey, golf, travel, and cheering on Boston sports teams.

KEVIN HURLEY
INVESTMENT ANALYST