A STORY OF INNOVATION

 


 

 

 

“I have discovered one, unwavering truth: God’s plan is better than my own.”

– Anthony Dohrmann


 

ANTHONY DOHRMANN’S
ENTREPRENEURIAL ROOTS

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

From 1995 to 2002, Anthony coordinated all sales, recruitment, event coordination and on-sight production for large, seven-day promotional events featuring elaborate, 32-crew member live productions and trainings. Anthony worked with some of the leading personal coaches and business trainers. He also has 14 years of experience training and speaking upon shared platforms with celebrity personalities and best-selling authors including Tom Justin, Mark Victor Hansen, Jay Abraham, Jack Canfield, Linda Chandelor, Wally Minto, Dr. Jerry Teplitz, Barry Spilchuk, T Harv Ecker, Joel Robert, and Bob Harrison. Anthony has trained entrepreneurs responsible for launching over 1,200 businesses in just under a decade.

Coinciding with the security industry, Anthony began to apply his experience in business development, capital formation, business management and training to other industries. In 1995, prior to the sale of Gold Coast Security, Anthony began consulting with other entrepreneurs and industries, developing an accomplished public speaking and training business. He founded Income Builders of Los Angeles which he operated and expanded throughout Southern California, offering ongoing consulting, and upscale, 7-day entrepreneurial business development seminars. In addition to operating offices in 3 cities, he was the lead recruitment and keynote speaker for national entrepreneurial training companies.

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Founding LaserShield

With a rigorous national travel schedule, in March of 1999, Anthony invented a business concept for a product line called LaserShield. LaserShield was the world’s first plug n go, monitored security system designed specifically for mass marketing. From 1999 to current, Anthony, as a board member and officer of LaserShield, raised of more than $35 million in private equity and launched its products into Home Depot, CompUSA, Circuit City, Fry’s Electronics, Microcenter and numerous online retailers including SamsClub.com and Walmart.com. In addition, Anthony set up mass production with two factories in Mainland China and developed strategic relationships for distribution and light manufacturing in Mexico.

Anthony started LaserShield as the sole employee and later expanded the company to more than 70 employees, 300 vendors and more than 1,000 points of distribution. LaserShield is currently one of only five national security companies that have sold and service clients in all 50 of the United States. Anthony promoted his products, including many personal appearances, featured on Good Morning America, The View, Montel Williams, Flip That House, Fox News, CNN, ABC News, Rush Limbaugh, Dr. Laura, Art Bell, Steve Harvey, NY Times, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Wired and PC Magazine, and numerous others. He personally introduced LaserShield nationwide on QVC, the largest television marketing institution in the world.

Founding ELECTRONIC CAREGIVER

The next business Anthony founded, The Electronic Caregiver Company (today known more simply as Electronic Caregiver), has become a thriving operation. Its extensive sales program collaborates with national third-party administrators, hospitals, physicians, pharmacies, medical equipment companies, home health agencies, insurance agencies, and national senior housing operations—as well as direct sales networks. Electronic Caregiver products are best-in-class for health management, medical alert, and environmental home safety. The demanding nature of healthcare obligated Anthony to reinvent his language skills and deepen his industry knowledge to navigate this fast-evolving, complicated space. Anthony developed an impressive system, infrastructure, and trained a remarkable and accomplished team. Electronic Caregiver provides coordinated care plans for patients and the aging, many of whom are vulnerable customers in rehabilitation for pulmonary, cardiac, stroke, cancer, severe diabetes, and a variety of other conditions. As a result of its tremendous innovation and saving countless lives through the years, Electronic Caregiver has been featured on over 240 media outlets.

Electronic Caregiver Founder Anthony Dohrmann

“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.”

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