James Taylor

Managing Director
(415) 449-2520

James serves The Presidio Group as the primary relationship manager for our clients. During his more than 30-year career in the automotive industry, he has worked on both the retail and manufacturer sides, developing deep relationships throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Prior to Presidio, James led product planning for Toyota in North America and was also part of the Lexus launch team. James was an operating partner in a number of successful dealerships and worked with Joe Gibbs Racing, Southeast Toyota Distributors, and the Wolfington Companies in a variety of automotive opportunities. James earned his B.A. in economics from the University of Cincinnati.

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Years of Industry Experience: 35 years in automobile industry


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Community Involvement:

Board of Directors, GroundWire Ministries, Castle Rock, CO

Board of Directors, San Francisco Bay Area Youth with A Mission

Elder, Calvary Chapel-Ft. Lauderdale

Hospitality Lead, Epic Church San Francisco