Larry Koehler is chief financial officer at HighTower. He was a founder of EVEREN Securities, the 10th-largest securities broker dealer and 20th-largest majority employee-owned company with over 4,000 employees, 2,000 financial advisers and $70 billion in assets under management.
He spent nearly a decade at EVEREN, where he was a member of the board of directors and the executive operating committee. While at EVEREN, he served most recently as executive vice president and chief administrative officer. After the sale of EVEREN, Koehler served as chief financial officer of two venture-backed companies. Earlier in his career, Koehler worked as a senior tax manager at KPMG Peat Marwick in Chicago.
Koehler holds a B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago and is a certified public accountant.