White House Author
Former Associate Director, Office of Public Engagement and Intergovernmental Affairs
Lyle joined the Obama Administration in 2009 as the Deputy Director of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships at the U.S. Department of Commerce. In 2010, he became the Director of Events for the National Export Initiative and in 2011 was appointed as Director of Outreach and Strategic Initiatives for the Commerce Department. Lyle previously worked for former Washington State Governors Chris Gregoire and Gary Locke as well as former Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and attended Trinity Lutheran College in Sammamish, WA.