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 and sergeant, homicide detective, legal adviser and law instructor, and had just achieved the rank of lieutenant when he accepted a position as an Assistant with the District Attorney General.
From 2004 to 2007, Kyle worked in General Sessions then in Criminal Court, and in 2007 he was asked to be the Team Leader of Vehicular Crimes. Kyle is a member of the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Impaired Driving Advisory Council and the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department Traffic Fatal Review Board. In addition to his team leader duties, he serves as the Liaison to South Precinct. He has been recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving as the Middle Tennessee Prosecutor of the Year and has received the Tennessee Highway Safety Office Director’s Award.
Kyle joined the MADD Tennessee State Advisory Board in 2015 and serves on the Legislation Committee.