Lyle has spent 25 years working in the contract manufacturing field. With a degree in physics, Lyle spent half his career in engineering and the latter half in management and executive leadership. He lived and worked in Austria for three years before moving back to the United States to expand their business into the Madison, Wis., area. Today Lyle lives and works in Northern Idaho just outside of Sandpoint. He spends as much time in the outdoors as he can, enjoying the wilderness in Northern Idaho and northwestern Montana. Lyle first joined Vital Ground over 20 years ago while living in Los Angeles.