toperTyler’s wide range of expertise spans not only traditional accounting and finance but acquisitions, human resources, I.T., risk management and strategic planning. Tyler has spent more than two decades financing growing companies as well as integrating acquisitions. In addition, he has led five companies through these diverse types of ownership transitions: private sale, employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) and private equity backing.

Tyler started his career in public accounting as a CPA (Certified Public Accountant) in the audit assurance role. Since leaving public accounting, he has been the CFO of four companies across the mechanical and electrical contracting, tug and barge transportation, petroleum and chemical terminal, shipbuilding, and, most recently, environmental remediation industries.

Tyler has a B.A. in Business Administration and Accounting from Eastern Washington University. A Seattle-area resident, he has been married 29 years and has six children and eight grandchildren, with a couple more on the way. He enjoys mountain biking as well as coaching kids in collegiate wrestling and soccer.