Mr. Kohler is the principal founder of Guardian One, LLC. Guardian One was created to provide detection and prevention security and safety concepts to schools, hospitals, churches and businesses.
Mr. Kohler's experience includes over three decades of the investment and financial industries serving as a vice president with Paine Webber and E.F. Hutton prior to founding Capital West Investment Group, a NASD firm primarily engaged in funding venture capital initiatives, while providing start-up and seed funding for private and public companies in the US southwest. More recently Mr. Kohler has served as an advisor to the DC firm of Ridge Global which was founded by Tom Ridge, former Governor of Pennsylvania and First Secretary of Homeland Security. Mr. Kohler is Vietnam Veteran and earned a BA degree in business and finance from Mercyhurst University in Erie Pennsylvania.