Michael Kohler, Co-Founder/CEO
Michael relocated to Lawrenceville, Georgia in 1998 from Independence, Missouri. (The home of former President Harry S. Truman) Michael graduated from Van Horn High School in 1985. Michael is a results-oriented operations professional with over 30 years of operations management experience and a consistent track record of meeting and exceeding goals. Michael is known for persuasive communications and ability to lead cross-functional teams, as well as having the abilities to learn and communicate technical information and knowledge rapidly to support strategic business planning and position products competitively. Michael is the former GAA Special Populations Assistant Director/Baseball Commissioner, a member of the 2002 International Who’s Who of Professional Management, and a Proud Member of the Kentucky Colonels.
Michael lives in the Lawrenceville/Grayson community and has been married to wife Tempa for 33 years. Michael has two children, Ashley and Bradley as well as a Son-In Law Brent and two grandchildren Wyatt Kohl and Deagan David, who call him Big Poppa. The family attends Graystone Church in Loganville, Georgia. Hobbies include the backyard Koi pond and community service.
Tempa Kohler, Co-Founder-Financial Secretary
Tempa started her baking career early on with Jacque Delmont, owner of The Bridal Kitchen located in Independence, Missouri, where for several years she acquired her desire to make everyone’s special day even more special and honed her skills. She was responsible for baking, preparing, delivery and setup of many weddings which eventually lead to her decorating of several of the venues as The Bridal Kitchen grew. Tempa’s passion for baking and decorating cakes led to the eventual startup of T.J.’S Sweets, a specialty goods bake shop in Independence, Mo. that focused primarily on weddings as well as many other special events that required one of her delectable creations. Tempa has also worked in the Retail Restaurant business as a District Management Trainer during her time here in Gwinnett County but longed to get back to her passion and true calling.
Tempa lives in the Lawrenceville/Grayson community and has been married to husband Michael for 33 years. Tempa has two children, Ashley and Bradley as well as a Son-In Law Brent and two grandchildren Wyatt Kohl and Deagan David. The family attends Graystone Church in Loganville, Georgia. Hobbies include scrap-booking, community service, and most of all being a Grandma (Gi Gi).