Virginia Automotive Association (VAA) Announces Organization’s First-Ever Endorsement for Kim Taylor VA 63rd Delegate District Candidate
DINWIDDIE, VA – Virginia Automotive Association, announced it is making it’s first-ever political endorsement for Kim Taylor, Candidate for Virginia’s 63rd Delegate District and small business owner.
VAA has chosen to endorse Titan Auto & Tire owner, Kim Taylor, knowing that she will champion legislation in Richmond that will revitalize and create jobs in the automotive industry sector.
The following statement can be attributed to Steve Akridge, VAA Executive Director:
“[Kim] has a passion for our industry, and for small business owners. As one, she knows first hand the many challenges they face each day.”
The following statement can be attributed to Chris Barnett, VAA President:
“Kim is a valuable member of VAA and our Board, and we are excited to support her campaign for this election. As a fellow small business owner, she fully understands the many challenges we face every day, and will work hard to make sure our voice is heard.”
The following statement can be attributed to Kim Taylor, (R-Dinwiddie):
“I am honored to have received the first-ever endorsement of the Virginia Automotive Association. I know that small businesses in Virginia have been devastated over the past year and it will be my top priority to get Virginia back to work. Having the support of business organizations like the VAA means the world to me and to my campaign.”
About Virginia Automotive Association:
The Virginia Automotive Association membership consists of independent, small business shop owners in the automotive repair and tire industry. Most members are family businesses with the sole purpose of repairing vehicles.
About Kim Taylor:
Kim Taylor is a Virginia native and lifelong resident. She was born to Linda & John Sutton and raised in Sussex County, Virginia. Kim attended Virginia public schools her entire life and graduated from Sussex Central High. After high school, she attended Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and minored in Marketing. Following her graduation from VCU, Kim worked with the Richmond Times Dispatch in retail sales for three years.
Kim and her husband Andrew “Butch” are small business owners of two automotive repair shops in South Chesterfield & Moseley, Virginia. Their businesses employ 18 families and provide impeccable service to the customers in their community.
Kim is a mother of one daughter, Alexis, who will soon graduate from the VCU School of Business. Kim lives with her husband Butch in Dinwiddie County and their two dogs and two cats.