Ken Hyle received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Boston University in 1991. He attended law school at the National Law Center of the George Washington University, and received his Juris Doctorate in 1994. He began his career in a Federal law enforcement agency in 1992. Over the course of his twenty-five year career, he has worked extensively on criminal justice issues, and currently serves in an agency leadership position. In addition, he has oversight of legal training and of a broad range of practice areas to include litigation, policy development and review, real estate and environmental law, government contracting, the Freedom of Information Act, employment law, and government ethics. He has been recognized with two distinguished service awards from a former United States Attorney General for his work on sexual abuse prevention and diversity management.