Tyler Whitley is a Case Manager in RAFI-USA's Contract Agriculture Reform Program. Tyler works with contract livestock farmers as an advocate with a background in finance, farmer organizing, and livelihoods. Tyler supports farmers by providing information and resources, organizing workshops, leading our in-house research, and working alongside Lead Farm Advocate Benny Bunting. He also contributes to RAFI-USA’s policy-based initiatives to empower farmers. Before transitioning to the nonprofit sector, Tyler worked in finance at a “Too Big to Fail” bank in home-mortgage refinancing.