Representative Rob Taylor View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 85 (2013) - 87 (2017)
Home County: Dallas
Rob Taylor
Dallas County


Serving third term in House.


Business owner and entrepreneur. Consultant and trainer for the automotive industry and a diesel and biofuel specialist with experience in agricultural equipment and municipal transportation. Serves as an adjunct professor at Kaplan University and Des Moines Area Community College.


Graduated from Des Moines Lincoln High School. Associate in Arts, Des Moines Area Community College. Bachelor of Science, Upper Iowa University. Master’s in business leadership, William Penn University.

Memberships and Activities

NRA member, TOLL Fellow Graduate from Council of State Government, and BILLD Fellow Graduate from Council of State Governments. DMACC Alumni Foundation Board member, DMACC Automotive Advisory Council, ASE Certified automotive and diesel technician, member of Farm Bureau, Southgate Masonic Lodge #657 member, Gold Toque Society member of the Iowa Culinary Institute, and Executive Team member on the Dallas County Republican Central Committee. Coached baseball for Walnut Creek Little League, served on the West Des Moines Board of Adjustment, Animal Control Board, and Dallas County Compensation Board, and serves various local charities including the Iowa Clinic Healthcare Foundation, John Stoddard Rally Against Cancer, and Bras for the Cause. Served as organizational chair and chair of the Dallas County Republicans.

Birth and Residence

Born in 1971 in Des Moines. Raised in Des Moines and resides in West Des Moines.

Family Members

Wife, Dr. Christi Taylor; two daughters and two sons.

Text above from Iowa Official Register/Other
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