Tyler is one of us! A Brevard native, he was born at Cape Canaveral Hospital and raised on Merritt Island. Tyler is a product of Brevard County Public Schools, where he attended Lewis Carroll Elementary, Edgewood Junior High School, and graduated from Cocoa Beach High School.
Tyler works hard every day to keep our families safe. As the Executive Director of the Office of the State Attorney for Florida’s Eighteenth Judicial Circuit, Tyler oversees the administration of a $19 million budget, supporting nearly 300 employees in Brevard and Seminole Counties. He was appointed to this position by State Attorney Phil Archer in 2013.
Tyler knows what it takes to balance a budget and create jobs. In addition to his work at the State Attorney’s Office, Tyler served as Chief Deputy for Supervisor of Elections Lori Scott. He also worked with the Regional Aerospace Workforce Initiative to identify existing and emerging job opportunities for the transitioning of jobs from the Space Shuttle program to commercial aerospace.
Tyler fights tirelessly for children. In 2014, Tyler was elected President of the board of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard, a local nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness and resources to provide medical and counseling services to support abused and neglected children.
Tyler is a devoted family man. While attending Florida State University, Tyler met Katy Lynn of Tallahassee. Following graduation, the two married and returned to Brevard County. Together, they have two children: Emma Kate and Jack. In addition to spending time with his family, Tyler enjoys cooking, golf, and reading.