As Press Secretary. Tyler supports the execution of IAVA’s press strategy, works with reporters to develop stories on issues important to the veterans community, and cultivates a national roster of veteran spokespeople. Tyler previously worked at the National Brain Tumor Society where he assisted in creating and coordinating the implementation of state and national-level advocate engagement plans. He was a member of the United States Army where he served over four years as well as serving in Iraq from 2007 to 2008. Tyler earned his MS in international affairs from Northeastern University and his BA in business management from Belmont Abbey College.