With more than 20 years of experience in marketing and communications, MESH CEO Taylor Bennett also serves as Chief Creative Director for the agency. Bennett has grown MESH into a vibrant creative consultancy garnering national acclaim for its innovative work across a variety of industries. He takes a hands-on approach, and is committed to growing not only his clients but also his employees. He serves as the MESH overall leader of brand development and campaign concepting and has been heavily involved in developing strategic marketing plans through creative execution for companies and organizations including Oldcastle, Visit Baton Rouge, Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation, Albemarle, FMOL Health Systems, Lipsey's, Haspel Clothier, Investar Bank, Woman's Hospital, Renaissance Hotel, and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center. Taylor has led and supported projects that have been recognized in national and international trade journals and has received such honors as 2013 Baton Rouge Sales and Marketing Executive of the Year, Baton Rouge Business Report 2013 Top Under 40/40, AAF-Art Director of the Year and the 2013 Golden Pelican Lagniappe Award. Under his leadership, MESH has garnered nearly 300 ADDY® Awards, including multiple best of show and national awards.
Taylor has worked with some of the largest companies in the world and also with companies that are just getting started – he considers both equally rewarding and enjoys both as an opportunity to serve and help grow business.
Taylor and his company have served various non-profits within the Baton Rouge area including: The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge, Friends of the Animals, Manship Theater, Advertising Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, Advertising Federation of America, The Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundation, Ducks Unlimited, The Up Alliance, BRAC, Of Moving Colors, Brew Pitch Night, The Dunham School, and Jefferson United Methodist Church. When not in the office, Taylor enjoys spending time with his wife, Ginger, and two children.