Tyler is the director of public affairs and innovation at Chicago-based Serafin and Associates, a public affairs and crisis communications firm. Previously, he served as the State of Illinois’ first chief of staff at the Department of Innovation and Technology and, prior to this, served as a policy analyst for Illinois Senate Leader Christine Radogno.
During his time at Illinois State, Tyler was involved with the Student Government Association, Delta Chi fraternity and the University Honors Program. Now, he stays active in Chicago attending young alumni network events and rooting for the Redbirds at as many football and basketball watch parties that he can attend.
He currently serves on the Alumni Association board of directors' scholarship and RED committees.