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This profile was last updated on 10/24/13  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. Dennis C. Taylor

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Owner and Manager

Phone: (304) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: d***@***.com
DCT Advisors LLC
3288 Winfield Road Post Office Box 224
Winfield, West Virginia 25213
United States

Company Description: DCT Advisors LLC provides policy and communication expertise to leaders in higher education, government, business and non-profit organizations who seek to make...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • Washington & Lee University School of Law
  • M.A. degree
    Marshall University
  • B.A. Degree
    Marshall University
  • Master of Arts degree
    Marshall University
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree
    Marshall University
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Web References
Expertise | DCT Advisors, 24 Oct 2013 [cached]
Dennis C. Taylor, owner and manager of DCT Advisors LLC, has extensive higher education, public policy, leadership and management, finance, human resources, and technology experience.
Dennis also is Of Counsel to the law firm of Talcott Franklin P.C. and a Partner in the law firm of Taylor and Price PLLC and licensed to practice law in West Virginia.
Dennis previously served as Vice Chancellor for Administration for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the Community and Technical College System where he oversaw administrative services, finance and facilities, financial aid, student services, legal services, human resources, WVNET and academic affairs. In addition, he served as public higher education's primary contact with the West Virginia Legislature.
Dennis also has served as chief of staff for the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts, general counsel and director of human resources for Tyler Mountain Water Company, Inc., an associate with the law firm of Goodwin and Goodwin, LLP, and a judicial law clerk for United States District Court Judges Joseph R. Goodwin and Robert C. Chambers.
Dennis Taylor graduated magna cum laude and Order of the Coif with a juris doctor degree from Washington and Lee University. He also earned a bachelor's degree magna cum laude in speech communication and a master's degree in communication studies from Marshall University.
Dennis Taylor |, 6 Feb 2014 [cached]
Dennis Taylor
Dennis has more than 15 years of public and private sector legal and financial experience.
Dennis's public sector experience includes serving as Vice Chancellor for Administration for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and Community and Technical College System and as Chief of Staff for the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts. As Vice Chancellor, Dennis coordinated finance and facilities, legal services, financial aid, human resources, technology, and other functions for 21 public higher education institutions with total budgets exceeding $1 billion annually. He also served as the System's primary liaison to the West Virginia Legislature for which he assembled appropriation requests and drafted legislation.
Among other accomplishments, Dennis completed a Legislatively-mandated study of higher education capital funding and facilities maintenance that produced legislation overhauling both systems, facilitated the sale of more than $250 million in taxpayer-supported higher education revenue bonds, oversaw the legal and financial separation of West Virginia's two- and four-year institutions, and developed a performance-based funding system for community and technical colleges.
Dennis's private sector experience includes serving as an associate with the law firm of Goodwin & Goodwin LLP and general counsel for Tyler Mountain Water Co., Inc., as well as operating his own business DCT Advisors LLC. His legal experience is wide-ranging and includes transactional work, higher education law, employment law, and general litigation. He also served as a judicial law clerk for U.S. District Judges Joseph R. Goodwin and Robert C. Chambers.
Dennis is very active in his community. He currently is Treasurer of Covenant House, which serves the homeless; and a member of the West Virginia Library Commission, which supports West Virginia's public libraries and for which he is chairing the search for a new Secretary; the West Virginia Civics Literacy Council, which promotes civic engagement; and Curtains Up Players, which produces musical theater. He also is active in both high school and college speech and debate where he frequently assists in running tournaments.
Dennis graduated magna cum laude from Washington & Lee University School of Law, where he was Managing Editor of the Washington & Lee Law Review and a member of the Order of the Coif. He also holds B.A. and M.A. degrees from Marshall University where he periodically serves as an adjunct professor teaching legal communication. He is licensed to practice law in West Virginia.
People, 29 Sept 2013 [cached]
Dennis Taylor, Immediate Past President
Connect With Our Board, 23 Feb 2012 [cached]
Dennis Taylor, Treasurer, Finance Committee Co-Chair, HR Committee Chair
Who We Are — WV Covenant House, 10 April 2011 [cached]
Dennis Taylor, Treasurer
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