About Our Founder Bill Taylor – A Quick History
1951 – Born in Kokomo, Indiana to a farming family
1969 – Attends Vincennes University
1981 – Approaches a friend who builds computers for Delco and is introduced to a vendor who landed a contract with Indianapolis Public Schools for alarms in conjunction with phone systems
1982 – Bill forms Taylored Systems, Inc. when he’s hired as a contractor for the IPS job to supervise employees. 1983 – Bill contracts with Datatronics, an inter-connect in Anderson, Indiana
Mid-1980’s – He purchases a call center and through these two companies, makes contact with Indiana Bell and helps Datatronics become a Centrex Agency, the 4th in the state
1986 – Bill goes out on his own and Taylored Systems starts selling 1A2key equipment and Trillium phone systems 1986 – Taylored Systems becomes a Centrex agency, the 7th in the state
1987 – Taylored begins selling Walker phones systems
1991 – Through the purchase of Parmer Communications, Taylored Systems becomes a Toshiba Dealer
1999- Bill joins the Noblesville Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors
2001- Bill purchases land and builds the new Taylored Systems’ corporate headquarters in Noblesville
2010- Bill joins the Noblesville Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
2011-2012- Bill is appointed President of the Noblesville Boys and Girls Club Board of Directors
2012- Bill is part of establishing the Noblesville Chamber Workforce Development
There are six success principles Bill has modeled his business around:
- Redundancy is key.
- Customer service is paramount.
- Relationships are the biggest part of success, both personally and in business. They open doors and opportunities.
- Work hard and be confident.
- Hire good people. Don’t be afraid to hire those smarter than yourself.
- Be involved and give back to the community.
2021 – Forty years after founding Taylored Systems, Bill identifies an opportunity to join forces with a regional telecom and broadband provider head John Greene, of New Lisbon Holdings, Inc. Bill retires from telecom to spend more time with family and enjoy his farm. This is an exciting new chapter for Taylored Systems that will nonetheless be sure to continue the values Bill instilled in the organization: a focus on customers, excellence, respect, and community.
Bill is also involved in many organizations in the community, the most notable serving on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of Noblesville. He’s also a contributor to the Noblesville Schools Education Foundation, Noblesville City Chamber Workforce Development, Chamber of Commerce, and Kiwanis Club.