Brian Taylor is the Gas Operations manager in Medford, Oregon for Avista Utilities. Brian has 21 years of experience in the utility business. Brian started his career in the natural gas industry working for his grandfather’s family owned distribution and maintenance contractor business prior to coming to Avista. Brian has held several craft positions including, Crewman, Journeyman Main fitter, Crew Foreman and Measurement Control Technician. In 2006 Brian moved into a formal leadership role as the Assistant Operations Manager in Medford. Brian has a wonderful wife Mary Jane and four active boys, Benny, Colby, Easton and Hayden.