Mr. Koehler is retired, having moved to Kona in 2000 where he lives full time with his wife Ursula, the KPO Concert Master. His 41-year career was in the Food Service industry, the last 26 years at Hunt Wesson, retiring as Director of National Accounts. His management responsibilities centered in personnel, research and development, manufacturing, distribution, sales and marketing. The company conferred many accolades for achieving record sales, product innovations, improved production, and distribution efficiency.
Elected to 4 year term as Alderman on the City Council of Batavia, IL, Mr. Koehler was chair of finance and vice chair of public safety. He also served on the Batavia planning commission for 4 years.