Kyle Anderson grew up in Decatur, Illinois, and graduated from the University of Illinois with a B.S. in finance in 1991. He then moved to Tennessee to attend the J.D./M.B.A. dual degree program at Vanderbilt University, during which time he served as an Associate Editor of the Law Review. He graduated in 1995 and was admitted to the Tennessee Bar.
From 1995 through 2004, Kyle was a sworn officer with the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department. During that time he worked as a patrol officer, homicide detective, patrol sergeant, legal adviser, law instructor, and department advocate, and had just achieved the rank of lieutenant when he accepted a position as an Assistant with the District Attorney General of Nashville.
From 2004 to 2007, Kyle worked in the General Sessions and Criminal Courts and from 2007 to 2020 served as the Team Leader of Vehicular Crimes. He previously served on the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department Traffic Fatal Review Board and on the faculty of the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference Trial Advocacy Course. Kyle has served on the both the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Impaired Driving Advisory Council and the Tennessee Mothers Against Drunk Driving State Advisory Board since 2014. In 2015 he was recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving as the Middle Tennessee Prosecutor of the Year and in 2018 received the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Director’s Award.
Kyle served on the MADD Tennessee State Advisory Board Legislation Committee from 2014 until 2021 when he took on the role of MADD Tennessee State Advisory Board Chair.