Prior to joining Dorset Partners, Lyle operated Parachute Advisors a turnaround and exit advisory based in Denver. Previously Lyle co-founded Swing King, a golf technology and reinsurance company operating on more than 350 courses nationwide. Lyle’s first turnaround was as COO of Advanced Telemetry, a cloud-based energy management solution acquired by Siemens. Lyle also was an operating partner with 21Ventures, a venture fund focused on clean energy.
In support of his advisory work with challenged companies, Lyle created Parachute360, an application that addresses the problem of unplanned owner absence in small and medium enterprises with thin management layers. Lyle holds a BS in Commerce from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the University of Oxford.