Tyler’s EMS journey began in 2011 when he began a degree in Med/Fire Rescue at Lake Area Technical Institute in Watertown, SD. After graduating in 2013, he began working as an EMT with Brookings Health Systems Ambulance in Brookings, SD.
In 2015, Tyler began Paramedic school at Avera McKennan School of EMS in Sioux Falls, SD, and finished the program in 2016. He continued working in Brookings until the following year, when he left to start work with Gundersen Tri-State Regional Ambulance in Prairie du Chien, WI.
Tyler has been nominated as a 2022 Star of Life for his sincere passion for EMS, as well as his dedication to his patients and colleagues. He is always willing to lend a hand with any project, and has been an invaluable mentor and friend to new employees.
Tyler’s hobbies and interests include hunting, fishing, boating, football, baseball, and traveling with his family and friends.