A STORY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP
“I have discovered one, unwavering truth: God’s plan is better than my own.”
– Anthony Dohrmann
Tony was born in Marin County, California. He was raised in Southern California and currently lives in southern New Mexico.
Anthony embraced entrepreneurialism at a young age. He began his first business in 1983 at the age of 17, a local landscaping and tree trimming business. During this period, he also assisted a local security alarm contractor on weekend side jobs. In 1984, his interest in electronics and security grew, and he took a full-time job with Alarmson Security in the San Fernando Valley, California. The business specialist on high volume security alarm sales to small businesses.
From ages 19 to 23, he began working his way up at a medium size residential and commercial high-end security business, California Security. Anthony moved from technical and installation services to sales, to developing inventory control systems, new marketing programs, and was ultimately promoted to General Manager, running the business for Founder Phillip Nordella. California Security was sold to American Home Security where he remained to assist in the transition of subscribers during the acquisition.
Based on his experience he continued to consult to the trade in a variety of areas including sales, training, marketing, alternative growth strategies, technology design, and mergers & acquisitions.
Anthony co-founded Lone Star Security, North Star Security, and in 1994 he founded Gold Coast Security. Gold Coast serviced mid- to high-end industrial and residential security applications. At Gold Coast, he developed innovative direct-to-consumer print, radio, and television advertising campaigns. Anthony sold Gold Coast Security to DynaWatch, a division of Protection One, in 1997.
Growing in Business
Founding ELECTRONIC CAREGIVER
The next business Anthony founded, The Electronic Caregiver Company has become a thriving operation. It collaborates through its sales programs with national third-party administrators, hospitals, physicians, pharmacies, medical equipment companies, home health agencies, insurance agencies, national senior housing operations, and direct sales networks. Electronic Caregiver products are the best-in-class for health management, medical alert, and environmental home safety. The higher-end nature of professional affiliates associated in healthcare obligated Anthony to reinvent his language skills, his knowledge, and the ability to navigate in a fast-evolving, complicated healthcare system. Anthony developed an impressive system, infrastructure, and trained a remarkable and accomplished team. Electronic Caregiver provides coordinated care plans for patients and the aging. The company saves lives year after year. Sensitive customers are often in rehabilitation for pulmonary, cardiac, stroke, cancer, severe diabetes and a variety of other conditions. Over 240 media outlets have highlighted Electronic Caregiver.
“Our mission is to preserve the independence and extend the life of the large population of people at risk of incident, incapacitation or death, due to the effects of physical challenges, disabilities, serious illness or aging.”