Kyle joined the PayneWest team in 2019 as a commercial insurance sales executive. Prior to joining PayneWest, Kyle spent his career in the tree fruit industry specializing in employee relations, food safety and packinghouse operations. His passion for agriculture stems from growing up on a family farm and witnessing the dedication and hard work it takes to feed the world.In 2012, Kyle graduated from Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration with a minor in economics. He is also a graduate of Class 39 from the AgForestry Leadership program. Kyle actively participates as a volunteer for the Washington Apples Education Foundation and sits on the Board of Directors for the AgForestry program. Kyle and his wife recently welcomed a baby girl into the world; so much of his free time is now watching her grow and experience life. Kyle appreciates getting outside and enjoying everything the Pacific Northwest has to offer.