Kyle was born and raised in Chico, California and is a graduate of California State University, Chico with a B.S. in Agricultural Business. He was exposed to agriculture at an early age with the help of his father, who is a PCA and farmer in the Sacramento Valley. While going to school he worked at Wilbur Ellis in Ord Bend, CA working with Rice, Almonds and Walnuts. Upon graduation, he moved to Healdsburg in Sonoma County and had a field scouting internship with Wilbur Ellis. After the internship he made his way to the Napa Valley and has continued to work here as a licensed Pest Control Advisor.