Tyler, born and raised in Savannah, GA, graduated from The Citadel in 2008. He became a Christian through the influence of Campus Outreach during his sophomore year. After graduation, and a time of military service, Tyler came on staff in 2010. He saw the need for laborers to be developed in order that the nations may be reached with the gospel of Jesus. In the fall of 2010, Tyler married the former Stacy Pulliam, a 2009 College of Charleston graduate. Together, they have three children (Roman, Selah, and Naomi).