In addition to being a Past President of the ISEE, Mike Koehler founded B.E. Consultants, Inc., in 1997 located in North Carolina, USA. He specializes in drill/blast consulting & management both domestic and international, blaster training, close-proximity projects, professional witness, and seismograph service/sales. He holds numerous Blaster Licenses with 36 plus years hands‐on and management in blasting. His blasting background includes experience with Surface – Coal & Metal/Non-Metal Mining; Underground – Metal/Non-Metal Mining; Heavy Highway, Construction, Demolition, and Underwater Blasting. He is a Co- Author and Reviewer of the ISEE 18th Edition Blasters’ Handbook. He has 30 years as an industry/conference instructor plus offers training courses directly through his company.