Derek Tomei is a 6th generation Floridian, as well as, the great, great, grandson of the founder, John E Taylor. He is also the eldest son of Joy Paradise. Derek’s downtime is either spent surfing. hiking the many nature trails of Florida or working on old cars. Sometimes. he can even be found exploring the mountain trails, streams and waterfalls of Western North Carolina. A true intellectual, and hard-worker, with personality-unlimited. Taylor-Ashley’s future looks mighty bright with Derek onboard. THE BEAT GOES ON!