Ty is a student at Columbia Law School. Originally from Wisconsin, he graduated from the University of Dallas and commissioned into the Marine Corps in 2009. As a public affairs officer, he first worked for Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, and the Third Marine Aircraft Wing, then deployed to Afghanistan as a staff PAO for the International Security Assistance Force – Joint Command. Ty recently completed his seven years of service as the deputy for media and digital engagement at Headquarters Marine Corps in Washington, D.C. He and his wife are very, very slowly adjusting to life in Manhattan.