Tyler Allen was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, is a graduate of Northwestern University, and was a co-founder of 8664.org, one of the largest grassroots movements in Kentucky with nearly 12,000 supporters. Mr. Allen also ran for mayor of Louisville Metro in 2010 and is a member of the Louisville Public Media Board of Directors, Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary Board of Trustees and the Louisville Rotary Club. Mr. Allen has also served as a member of the American Red Cross Board of Directors in which he served as chair from 2005 to 2007, served on the Kentucky Center for African-American History Board of Directors, as well as served on the Board of Directors of the Healing Place, Louisville Science Center, and University of Louisville Board Overseers. Mr. Allen is the co-founder and President of USA Image Technologies, is married and has a daughter and two sons.