Bill McTyer was born in Little Rock. He graduated from Parkview High School in 1984, joined the military (US ARMY) in 1986 and served until 1993. He started work with Raytheon Aircraft after the military, where he worked as a receiving inspector, and after that as apart of the planning and purchasing team for 2 years. Bill transferred to Wichita in July of 1995 and started work for Beechcraft, where he worked as a Rotables Planner, Rotables Manager and Rotables sales manager until July 2014. Bill joined Global in September of 2014.