9201 W. Jackson St., Ste. 103
7017 Corporate Way
Owner & Lead Advisor
Rob Tyler is the founder of and Lead Advisor at Tyler Wealth Management. Rob graduated from Ball State University in 1995 with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, concentrating in Corporate Finance and Financial Institutions. Rob has been involved in various aspects of the financial planning process and industry since January 1995. He began teaching the Financial Strategies for Successful Retirement® seminar in 1998 and has been responsible for comprehensive financial planning and wealth management since that time. From 2001-2012 Rob was a part-time adjunct instructor at Ball State University in the Department of Finance, teaching Personal Finance, Principals of Investment Management, Business Law, and Employee Benefits and Retirement Planning; and in the Department of Management and Marketing, teaching Professional Selling. In 2023, Rob returned to the classroom at Ball State to teach the Senior capstone case course, FIN 480 - Financial Planning Process. Rob has served on the Investment Committee of The Community Foundation of Muncie and Delaware County, Inc. since July 2021.
Growing up in rural Ohio and Indiana with parents who chose public service as their careers, Rob knows the importance of hard work and the value of a dollar. He has invested his career helping working people like his father (a civil engineer) and his mother (a church and school secretary) make important decisions about their investments and insurance. With more than 28 years of experience, Rob leads the team at Tyler Wealth Management in the financial planning process for clients. Rob and his team help people just like you when it comes to the stewardship of their finances and the preparation for their financial independence.
Rob and his wife Julie were married on September 28, 1996 and live in Yorktown, Indiana. They attend University Christian Church in Muncie and are involved in various ministry and service functions with their church family. Julie graduated from Ball State University in 1996 with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and was employed as a Case Manager at Comprehensive Mental Health Services (now Meridian Health Services) in Muncie for nine years. Rob and Julie have two children: Madeline born in 2003 and Nathaniel born in 2006. In addition to financial planning, Rob enjoys playing golf, hunting, reading, and exercising. Together Rob and Julie support the Ball State University community as Cardinal Varsity Club members and season ticket holders, as well as by attending civic and social events.
Financial Advisor & Director of Operations/Portfolio Management
Scott joined the Tyler Wealth Management team in 2013 after spending 13 years as an Operations Manager in the reprographics industry. With a degree in Finance from Anderson University, Scott saw an opportunity at Tyler Wealth Management to take his knowledge and work experience, use it to improve the overall experience for clients, and help them with investment and insurance decisions. Upon completing his licensing requirements in 2014, Scott began to provide financial planning to his own clients while also assisting and meeting with other clients of the firm. Scott appreciates the continuing opportunity to learn and adapt to the ever-changing financial services industry with an unwavering goal of improving the experience and guidance that is provided to clients and their families. The exceptional team at Tyler Wealth Management has allowed him to lead the operations and portfolio management aspects at the firm, while also developing the skills needed to assist clients in preparing for their financial future.
Scott has resided mostly in Muncie since marrying his wife, Amanda, in 2002. Scott and Amanda have two daughters, Amayah and Amaleia, who are homeschooled. Their family attends Tabor Church, and when they are not at church or a ball game, they enjoy spending time outdoors at home or camping at a state park. Growing up as the eldest of six children in Shelbyville, IN, Scott developed a passion for competitive sports. Today he continues this affinity by coaching his daughters’ sports teams and competing in the occasional trail run.
Brandt Karnes joined the Tyler Wealth Management team in August of 2021. He served initially as a part-time intern while attending Ball State University, and began full-time in May 2022 after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. Brandt has spent two years as a valuable member of the portfolio design and financial plan development team. Brandt grew up in Muncie, attending high school at Burris before studying at Ball State University. He currently attends and participates at Oaks Church. Some of his passions are sports and fitness, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.
Rachel Shirley joined the Tyler Wealth Management team in June 2023. She has a combined 19 years experience working for financial planners and 25 years as a business professional in marketing. Rachel grew up in Dayton, Ohio and has an Associate Degree in Business Management from Sinclair Community College. She’s married to husband, Dave, and has one son. Rachel and Dave enjoy hiking, fishing, biking, and relaxing by the pool (usually with a good book), as well as spending time with family and friends.
Missy Eason joined the Tyler Wealth Management team in April 2012. Being in the work-force since she was 15, Missy has had various jobs in multiple fields and brings experience to maintain the administrative requirements at Tyler Wealth Management. She was born and raised in Michigan and it was there she met and married Shaun Eason in July 1998. A few years later, they moved to the Muncie area. Shaun and Missy have two children: Shalyssa, born in 2008, and Connor, born in 2011, who keep them busy in a number of activities. They attend University Christian Church in Muncie and are involved in several ministry and service functions within the church. Missy enjoys running, hiking, being outdoors, and spending time with her family and friends.
Laci Carroll joined the Tyler Wealth Management team in September of 2021. Laci has held various jobs in multiple fields and brings experience to maintain the administrative requirements at Tyler Wealth Management. She was born and raised in Wells County, Indiana where she met and married her high school sweetheart, Robert Carroll, in 2004, but didn’t move to the Muncie area until 2015. Robert and Laci have two children; Nolan, born in 2006 and Dane, born in 2011. They attend University Christian Church in Muncie and are involved in several ministry and service functions within the church. Laci enjoys making memories with her family as well as taking walks with her dog, Max.