My goal is to help others build their resilience through inspiration and education.
Learn the story behind the power of forgiveness.
The Early Days
At the age of 14, Tyler’s friend Curtis was murdered while he was sexually assaulted, his throat slit, set on fire and left to die by the same attacker. Refusing to let an event or circumstance define him, he pressed on to understand his purpose in life.
Featured on the Biography Channel’s acclaimed series - “I Survived”, Tyler tells the compelling story of confronting his attacker in prison and finding peace and purpose in life through his journey of forgiveness.
Professionally, despite sustaining 3rd degree burns to 25% of his body, Tyler went on to pursue a career as a firefighter and has continued to rise within the ranks of the Canadian fire service, working today as a Deputy Chief.
Humbled by those who supported and helped him over the years, he believes in the power of paying it forward and has volunteered many years within the burn survivor community and serves as a victim of violent crime advocate with the Parole Board and Corrections Canada.
Tyler is a sought after speaker and facilitator, having reached audiences as far as Central America. His goal is simply to help others build resilience through inspiration & education.
Tyler is highly experienced in crisis leadership and emergency management leading high performing teams in dynamic high-stress environments and strives to inspire those around him to turn negatives into positives through making everyday count and making the most of the opportunities that arise in life.
His passion is to see people and organizations pursue their full potential. He has a proven ability to lead and facilitate divergent groups towards common outcomes and promote the growth and development of staff across an organization. Through all aspects of his personal and professional life, his goal is to support motivated leaders at all levels and teams of all kinds so they can develop themselves & their organizations to reach their maximum potential.
His dynamic and interactive approach will inspire audiences to develop a healthy perspective and continue to push forward both personally and professionally.
Tyler’s interactive style, his emergency services training and facilitation background make him adaptable to requests of all kinds. Whether it be a keynote, discussion panel or workshop, he is able to work with the client to suit their needs. Specifically, Tyler specializes in 3 key areas based upon his experience as a survivor of violent crime and decades of emergency services and disaster response experience. He has been able to adapt those learnings into 3 types of sessions including Thriving Through Adversity, Crisis Leadership and Exploring Forgiveness.
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