Our Principals

Allen Tyler and David Tyler

Allen Tyler

Allen is President of Tyler Insurance Agency, an independent insurance agency with its office in El Centro. Allen has clients in diverse industries including agribusiness, utilities, education, construction, retail, wholesale, and service industries.

He is a 1980 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. Allen received the Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation in 1987, the Associate in Risk Management (ARM) designation in 1989 and the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) designation in 2003.

Allen has been active in insurance industry organizations, including terms as president of the Independent Insurance Agents of Imperial County. Allen is a past chairman of the agribusiness committee of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California. Allen was named The Most Outstanding Young Agent in California for 1994 by the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of California.

Allen has been active in numerous community organizations. He served 3 terms as a director, committee chairman, and executive committee member of the El Centro Chamber of Commerce. Allen served the United Way of Imperial Valley in several positions, and was president in 1992-93 of the El Centro Kiwanis Club. Allen was treasurer of the Committee for Measure L in 2004 and the Committee for Measure J in 2010, both of which supported a bond issue for Imperial Valley College. Allen served several years as the UC Berkeley Alumni Leadership Scholarship chairman in Imperial County.

Allen is married with two grown children and lives in El Centro.

David Tyler

David is Vice-President of Tyler Insurance Agency and Joined the agency in late 1987. David has developed a client base in construction, manufacturing, restaurants, agribusiness as well as retail and service industries.

David graduated from Humboldt State University in 1983 and earned a masters degree from Columbia University in 1985. David received the Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation in 1998 from the National Alliance for Insurance Education and Research. In 2004 David received the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation from the National Alliance.

In 2010 David was inducted by Nationwide insurance into its AIDCO agent's Hall of Fame as a recognition of that carrier's successful partnership with Tyler Insurance Agency.

David has been active in community activities throughout his career. David is a past President of the El Centro Chamber of Commerce and chaired a volunteer committee for the Chamber of Commerce for six years in the 1990s. David also currently serves on the board of directors of the El Centro Kiwanis club where he served as president in 1997. Previously David was a member of the board of trustees of the El Centro Public Library, serving a total of four terms and serving as president twice. In 1997 David was president of Del Rio Country Club in Brawley where he served on the board of directors for five years.

David is married with two children and lives in El Centro.