About Us

H.T. Hyde - Founder/Retired

H. T. Hyde graduated in 1964 with BA from SMU's business school. He graduated with a double major-accounting & finance. While he was at SMU, H.T. served as president & treasurer of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. After graduation, H.T. became part owner and chief financial officer of Ideal Baking Company, where he stayed until 1981. Today, H.T. is the president and principal owner of Tylex, Inc. which he founded in 1983.


Todd Hyde - President

Todd graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in Accounting. He worked for KPMG Peat Marwick as a tax specialist and earned his CPA license in 1994. He moved back to Tyler to work for a regional accounting firm as a tax manager. He was hired by Tylex as a Vice President in 2004. 

Todd is married to Kimberly Taylor-Hyde and has a son named Hudson.Todd and Kim enjoy riding his Harley-Davidson and traveling to Baylor to visit their son and attend sporting events.


Robyn Eitel - Vice President

Robyn graduated from University of Texas at Tyler in 2000 with a bachelors in accounting. She has worked for Tylex since 1996, and became the Vice President in 2001. Robyn earned her CPA license in 2006.

Robyn is married to Eric Eitel and has two boys, Carson and Carter.


Lawrence "Larry" Talken

Larry has worked for Tylex, Inc. for over 20 years. Prior to this, he was an Industrial Engineer for a large utility company.

Larry is married to his wife Mary. They have three grown children and six grandchildren.


Steve Moody

Steve is new to Tylex, but not new to the natural gas business. Steve spent 38 years with the Ameren utility group working on the gas transmission, distribution, operations and maintenance of the system. Steve was awarded the AGA Distribution Award in 2009 in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the Safety of the Natural Gas Distribution Industry. Steve left the utility company as Manager.

Steve is married to his wife Donna. They have one daughter and 2 grandchildren.