Larry Taylor serves as President of TCCRI having previously served as board chairman for eight years. Larry served five sessions in the Texas Senate, four of them as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Education. Before his election to the Texas Senate in 2012, he served five terms in the Texas House of Representatives. During his time in the legislature, he was able to work on many issues including insurance and tort reforms, although he will be most remembered for his work on transforming our public education system here in Texas
Larry is a Baylor University graduate raised in Friendswood, Texas. He has three adult children and five grandchildren. He formerly owned Truman Taylor Insurance Agency in Friendswood, an independent agency started by his father more than 50 years ago. The agency merged with Galveston Insurance Associates in 2017. He also served and as a Director and Chairman of the Board for Texan Bank.