Originally from Appleton, WI, Kyle graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee in 2014 with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Immediately after graduating, he enlisted in the Army as a Special Forces Candidate, completing two and a half years of training to become a Green Beret. He served in 5th Special Forces Group at Ft. Campbell, KY, and deployed twice to Syria. Kyle is currently attending Owen School of Business at Vanderbilt University and will graduate with an MBA and M.A. in Economic Development in 2023.