Jim Taylor

When Jim Taylor, Len Smith and Terry Bell formed Hometown Distributing in 1983, they immediately threw their support behind 16″ softball on the South Side of Chicago, supporting many teams at Washington, Kelly, Grant, and Forest Parks.  In the mid 1980s, the Touch and Jim realized their dream when Touch won the National Championship in Iowa. Jim has served on the boards of Chicago Convention and Tourism, the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce, the National Beer Wholesalers, Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois, the Chicago Girls and Boys Clubs – General R.E. Woods Unit and is a trustee of Teamster Local 744 Health and Welfare and Pension Plans.