He was born in Rockville, Indiana, and spent the early part of his life there. Later he moved to Fort Wayne and attended IPFW. After college, he worked in the casino industry and also became very involved with a highly successful network marketing company.
Tyler and his wife Ting are both very active members of Pine Valley Country Club where they golf on a regular basis. They also enjoy bowling, hiking, running, boating, and most other outdoor activities. They share their home with their son Payton and their beloved dogs, Caesar and Ollie.