Team

Brandon is a co-founder of Taylor Hoffman. Prior to co-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 VEST
Client Service Coordinator
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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, which was established by legendary investor Shelby Cullom Davis, allowing him to attend the Taft Boarding 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. Raymond is a CFA Level III Candidate. 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 ACAC and Westwood Country Club.

PRODUCT MANAGER & INVESTMENT ANALYST

Taylor has been in the financial planning industry since 2013, after starting his career at a “Big 4” accounting firm straight from college. He holds a dual BBA and Master’s Degree in Accounting from Baylor University in Waco, TX. A die-hard college football fan, Taylor and his wife Kelsey have two children, Graham and Pierson.

TAYLOR JESSEE
DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL PLANNING, CPA & CFP®

Jack graduated from the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond with concentrations in Marketing and Finance in 2019. Prior to joining Taylor Hoffman, he worked in high-growth B2B SaaS marketing; assisting Fortune 100 firms to improve their web performance experience. A Long Island New York native, Jack’s hobbies include passionately supporting the Mets and Islanders, and he enjoys skiing whenever he can.

Investor Education Specialist
AUSTIN FOCKLER
Business Development Officer
SEAN RUTHERFORD, CPA
CFO