Tyler was born in Port Angeles, Washington, and is a graduate of the University of Washington. He lives in Corvallis, along with his wife Amy, their daughter, Kennedy; and son, Ethan. He enjoys jogging, golfing, skiing, traveling, and reading. He specializes in Retirement Planning and Investing in Retirement. Tyler has extensive experience assisting WinCo ESOP plan participants in navigating the road to and through retirement. He's been an active Rotarian since 2006, serving twice as his club's president. In 2011, Tyler founded the Corvallis Half Marathon, which has raised over $400,000 for local non-profits. He is also currently serves on the Finance Committee for the Boys and Girls Club of Corvallis.