Tyler grew up in Mobile, Alabama, where he spent nine summers volunteering as a counselor at Camp S.M.I.L.E. This experience led him to pursue an undergraduate degree in exercise science from Freed-Hardeman University. He then received his master’s degree in Occupational Therapy from The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Tyler started his career as an occupational therapist at Playful Learning when he and his wife moved to Alaska in March 2020.
Besides working with children, Tyler enjoys hiking, kayaking, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.