Taylor Xavier Chazan is originally from Texas, where he was raised in the Unitarian Universalist church. After leaving Texas, he has lived in Seattle, Pittsburgh, New York, Oakland, and has made his home in Eagle Rock. Taylor and his spouse, Alana, were married by Reverend Gundlach in 2012. Prior to joining the staff at Neighborhood, Taylor was working as a television producer. After becoming a parent, Taylor decided to leave the entertainment industry and come work with the church that has been a source of community and inspiration throughout his life.