Michael Herning / Chairman
Mike Herning has been the principle owner of several businesses across the private and public sectors, covering industries from consumer retail to electrical construction and public safety. Together, his companies total more than $120 million in revenue. He was the first investor in The Praetorian Group, joining the Schwab Family fund as the lead early stage investors in the business in 1999 and later in re-capitalizing the company in 2003. Mike is passionate about the safety and security market and - as Chairman of Praetorian Group - works closely with the Executive team in the areas of finance and operations. He brings more than 30 years of experience helping companies to scale and expand, and his extensive knowledge in management, investing, corporate development and operations has helped his portfolio of businesses succeed.
Mike is a graduate of Stanford University, where he played football and was a member of the coaching staff.