Tyler Horning

Class of 2006
Alma Mater:
Hillsdale College

Independent Alum of the Day

Tyler Horning attended Hillsdale College where he majored in marketing, and currently serves on the Alumni Board. In 2018 Tyler served as the President of the Toledo Estate Planning Council. He is the founder and current Board President of Ivywood Classical Academy, a K-12 public charter school located in Plymouth, Michigan.

Tyler is the principal of TDC Life, an independent life insurance and estate planning firm headquartered in Maumee, Ohio. TDC Life works nationally supporting professional advisors and their clients. Typical clients include high net worth individuals and families, closely held family businesses, as well as professional athletes and entertainers.

Tyler's life is filled spending time with his wife, Caitlin, and their three sons Luke (5), George (2) and Eli (6 months). He loves outdoor sports, travel and being involved in his community. 


My motivation

What motives me is leaving an impact on the world. 

My latest accomplishments

My latest accomplishment is launching the Ivywood Classical Academy. 

Next big goal

My next big goal is to open up a charter school under the Hillsdale Barney School Initiative

Why is choosing your own path important?

Choosing your own path is important because you have to find what fulfills you, what excites you, and what gets you up every day and pursue that. 

Favorite place on campus

The Arb (Slayton Arboretum)

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