The son of long time Bartur Foods owner, Bruce Hill, Tyler was born in Portland and raised in Gresham, OR where he attended Gresham High School. Following High School Tyler spend several years in both the golf business, as well as the technical staffing industry. Through his experience, Tyler gained acquired a variety of skills that he brought with him to Bartur Foods, where he has been a full-time member/owner of Bartur Foods since 2009.
A Political Science Major at Portland State University, Tyler ran for State Representative in 2010 winning his primary election, however he lost to an incumbent representative. This process gave him distinctive view on the importance of community involvement.
Tyler is newly engaged to his fiancé Kirsten with a wedding date set for July, 2012. Other interests include running (completed 2008 Portland Marathon), hiking (climbed Mount St. Helens in 2011), Oregon Duck football games with his family, baseball, music, theatre and film.Bill Layman