Meet Jessica Taylor
Conservative Outsider. Businesswoman. Mom.
Alabama's Full-Throttle Conservative Leader.
Grounded in the Alabama values of faith and patriotism, Jessica Fair Taylor has built a successful carreer in the private sector while laying a foundation of experience in public service.
Raised in Rural Alabama
A native of historic Calhoun County, Alabama, Jessica attended Jacksonville State University, where she earned both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree. She received a law degree from Thomas Goode Jones School of Law.
Jessica began her career writing and managing grants while working in the Governor’s Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives. Her tenure included managing several statewide initiatives, including Alabama Communities for Education, a high school dropout prevention effort. She also oversaw the Alabama Strengthening Communities Project, which garnered national recognition for best practices in grant management.
In 2010, she founded Azimuth, a full-service grant-consulting firm. Jessica currently serves as the company’s chairwoman and chief vision officer. Azimuth works with nonprofit organizations, government entities and for-profit clients to research, acquire, and manage grant funding.
Jessica lives in Birmingham with her three children Sam, Fair, and Jackson.
She has served on the boards of Mentor Alabama, the Alabama Transit Coalition, and the River Region Pregnancy Center where she was president in 2016.
She currently serves as the immediate past president of the board of directors for the Samaritan Counseling Center in Montgomery and has been a Big Sister with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Alabama since 2005. Jessica is also a board member of the Kiwanis Club of Montgomery, the third largest Kiwanis Club in the world.