Cheri has been a part of the Brainerd Baptist family for 24 years. For the first 4 years she was a Brainerd Baptist School parent, and this is her 20th year as a teacher at BBS. She has lived in the Chattanooga area her entire life and has been married for 37 years to Robbie Taylor. They are active members of Silverdale Baptist Church. Cheri has an Early Childhood Education degree from Chattanooga State and has 30 plus years experience in the Pre K and Kindergarten areas. Both of her children attended Brainerd Baptist School ,and then both graduated from Boyd Buchanan . Her son Ryan is 28, is married to Julie , and lives in the Atlanta area. Her daughter Sydney is 27, and is married to Ryan. She is a K5 teacher at Brainerd Baptist School as well. They truly enjoy working side by side on a daily basis. 

Cheri has 2 grandsons - Malachi and Taylor. Both will be turning 1 this year . Cheri and Robbie enjoy biking, working out, UT football, kyaking and Braves baseball. Cheri also enjoys attending Yoga , Zumba , Tabata, and Spin classes. She also owns and operates an apparel business specializing in embroidery and screen-printing as well (Taylor Made Specialties) that keeps her very busy during after school hours.