Taylor Joins DBA

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Congratulations to Chad R. Taylor, the new General Counsel and Government Affairs Director for the Dairy Business Association (DBA).

“DBA is excited to bring on Chad in light of his depth of legal, regulatory and business knowledge. Chad’s broad range of experience and expertise working in government, practicing law, lobbying and most recently working in-house for a family-owned company in highly regulated industry, will greatly aid our members,” Laurie Fischer, Executive Director of DBA said.

The Dairy Business Association’s focus is to facilitate the growth and modernization of Wisconsin dairy farmers by advocating for and creating a business friendly and environmentally responsible legal and regulatory climate for its members. DBA endeavors to promote the importance of growing Wisconsin’s largest economic generator. Fischer continued, “Chad’s experience will bring an additional dimension to DBA in that process, focusing his efforts on ways to continually improve both the Federal and Wisconsin legislative and regulatory climate to further foster DBA and its members goals along with the dairy industry as a whole.”

Taylor will be leaving his position as General Counsel & Environmental Manager for a privately-held Mining and Land Resources company, where he had been working for the past five years, providing legal services, regulatory compliance and environmental management. Prior to that, Taylor lobbied on behalf of various business organizations and trade associations, in addition to practicing law for more than a decade both in private practice as well as in the public sector, where he served as Chief Legal Counsel to the Office of the Wisconsin Governor and Chief Legal Counsel and Senior Policy Director for the Office of the Wisconsin Assembly Speaker.

Taylor was born and raised in Stevens Point. For the past 15 years, Taylor has resided in Delafield, with his wife and two children. Taylor holds a B.A. in Political Science and History from Arizona State University and a J.D. from the University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Law.

Source: The Dairy Business Association (DBA)

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