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Mike Kohler

Mike Kohler


Mike Kohler has been a business owner, business coach and communication consultant. He served as a communications executive for two of the largest U.S. broadband companies, with responsibility for all aspects of internal and external relations. In his current role, Mike manages leadership and workforce development training for the Larimer County Workforce Center’s Business Services team. 

Stemming from his experience in franchising, Mike co-authored The Educated Franchisee, a guide for prospective entrepreneurs. He has held leadership roles with numerous nonprofit, government and professional boards of directors and currently serves as an advisor with Colorado State University’s Venture Accelerator Program. 

Mike teaches strategic communications and integrated marketing communications students in two graduate programs, with prior adjunct teaching experience in media management. Mike earned his MBA and a Bachelor’s in Communications from the University of Nebraska-Omaha, where he was honored with Distinguished Service Awards from the College of Public Affairs and Community Service and the Department of Communication. 

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