Mike Taylor, managing co-owner of Taylor-Leavitt Insurance Agency, was inducted into the University of Montana Western (UMW) Hall of Fame on Saturday, October 1st during the 29th Annual UMW Hall of Fame brunch.
Taylor earned a degree in business from Montana Western in 1998 while playing football for the Bulldogs. He was a three-year team captain, a three-time All-Conference athlete, a two-time All-American, an academic All-American, and a recipient of the National Football Foundation Montana Chapter Scholar Athlete Award. Taylor is a member of the 1994 and 1995 Frontier Conference championship. He is also in the Hall of Fame as a member of the 1994 football team.
After graduating from Montana Western, Taylor played three seasons in the Indoor Football League for the Billings Thunderbolts with former members of the University of Montana Grizzlies, the Montana State University Bobcats, and NFL players.
Taylor has worked in the insurance industry as a commercial lines producer for Western States Insurance since 2003. In February 2010 he purchased his own agency, Taylor-Leavitt Insurance Agency, which is part of the 12th largest brokerage in the nation. He has excelled in this role where he manages the Billings, Bozeman, and Livingston, Montana, locations.