Tyler graduated from California State University, Fresno, with a degree in animal science with emphasis in dairy production management. Tyler is a real estate agent at Petersen & Company Agricultural Real Estate based in Lodi, CA. His focus is on agricutural properties including dairies, vineyards and orchards. He lives in Lodi with his wife, Amy, and their three sons, Nathan, Henry and Oliver. They raise dairy heifers on pasture, grow winter forage and winegrapes.