Kyle was born in Sioux Falls, SD. He moved to Minnesota in his pre-teens. During his time there he attended St. Cloud State for Wastewater Treatment Training, and was licensed through the University of Minnesota. He moved back to South Dakota to be closer to his family and to enjoy all the wildlife the state has to offer. Currently, Kyle is licensed as a Class III Wastewater Specialist, and Class II Water Distribution and Collection Systems Specialist in South Dakota. He has worked in the water industry for 12+ years, anywhere from industrial to residential. Outside of work he enjoys hunting and fishing at his family cabin on Big Stone Lake, along with cooking, grilling, playing with his dog, Bruce, and working on vehicles and equipment.