Tyler heads the company’s leadership team and is responsible for the Board of Directors management, he joined PURIS in 2011 to launch the company into the plant protein space. Previously as Vice President of Business Development, Tyler led the commercial development of PURIS Pea Protein, which launched in 2014. He led an enterprise-wide rebrand that captured his father’s vision of organic plant based nutrition powering a regenerative and sustainable food future. A graduate of the University of Connecticut, Tyler majored in International Business Management and was captain and starting quarterback of the school’s football team. His football career continued in the NFL, where he won the Super Bowl with the New Orleans Saints.