Joel Taylor grew up in Weatherford, Texas, graduating from Weatherford High School. After attending Weatherford College, he transferred to Tarleton State University where he earned a BBA in Marketing, graduating with a Magna Cum Laude designation. One year later, he completed his MBA with a 4.0 GPA. Throughout high school, college, and graduate school, Joel worked at The Pizza Place in Weatherford where he developed great admiration for the man whom he credits as the biggest business and community influence in his life - Roger Grizzard. While working for Roger, Joel learned how to build a successful business while nurturing and maintaining lifelong community relationships. During this time, Joel learned to take on all challenges from the perspective of a small businessman. To summarize his personal and business philosophy, “If it is to be, it’s up to me.”
Upon completion of his MBA, Joel utilized the skills he had learned through education and real-life small business operations to help re-build the Fort Worth sporting goods manufacturer, Pro-Line Cap Company. After seven years at Pro-Line, the company was once again a nationally recognized brand with major contracts, tying it to some of the most powerful universities, coaches, and brands in sports. Texas Christian University, The University of Texas, Texas A&M University, Louisville Slugger, Easton Sports, as well as others, were counted among the premier list of relationships developed through Joel’s efforts at Pro-Line. He maintains many of these relationships still today.
After leaving Pro-Line, Joel joined Clayton Mountain Development, realizing a life-long passion of being involved in the real estate development business. He now manages the development and sales and marketing of the award-winning 5,000-acre master-planned community of 7-R Ranch, as well as the Sundance Club, with locations at both 7-R Ranch and Canyon West Golf Course in Brock.
As manager of a vertical development company, Joel has experience in all aspects of operations, from sales and marketing to utility delivery, road construction, platting and zoning, and home and facility construction. Leveraging his far-reaching experience, Joel now offers his expertise to individuals seeking to buy or sell homes, lots, or land in the north Texas area. With experience as a real estate developer and builder, Joel provides his clients with the valuable level of expertise they demand. He leverages his proficiency, knowledge, and relationships while utilizing his ability to strategically negotiate complicated situations. The end result? He delivers the very best possible result for his satisfied clients.