Bill Yoder - Chief Executive Officer

As the company’s CEO Bill has been responsible for leading Watch House from a concept in 2007 to the successful and profitable small business it is today.  Bill’s background and experience prior to Watch House had been a successful operations and marketing executive with more than 35 years of sales, marketing and financial services experience.


Chuck Freyermuth – Board of Directors

Chuck played a significant role in US law enforcement for some 30 years with a slight interruption for time spent as a U.S. Army pilot, active duty. He began his career as a police officer in Lincoln, Nebraska, and expanded his experiences as mid-level manager and Federal Agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms.  He ended his “official” Government service as a senior-level Federal Agent with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Inspector General, Law Enforcement. Worth noting, is his understanding of law enforcement and emergency management projects as he has development, implemented and then administered numerous nation-wide projects/programs during his Federal tenure. On the private side, Chuck has held positions of project management for national and international programs under the direction of the Departments of State, Justice and Homeland Security.


Donald Fuhr - Operations and Marketing

Major Fuhr (ret.) has 25 years of distinguished police experience. He has extensive experience in operating in crisis environments and has provided police instruction in a variety of police related topics to law enforcement officers across the United States and other countries including: Haiti, Egypt, Tanzania, Yemen, Bosnia–Herzegovina and Indonesia. His training background includes but is not limited to SWAT tactical operations, supervision and management; use of force; less lethal devices and tactics; firearms and civil disorder management.


Mike Owen – Training Director

Sergeant Owen (ret.) served nearly 27 years on a municipal law enforcement agency. Within the organization, he served in a variety of supervisory positions including the Inspections and Internal Affairs Unit, the Violent Crimes Unit and the Special Response Team.

A significant portion of Mike’s career has been committed to police training. He has extensive experience in training and security operations both nationally and internationally. Additionally, he speaks to citizen groups about safety and security within their homes, schools, churches and businesses.

Mike’s focus at Watch House is as program manager of our successful workplace violence mitigation training program; The S.A.F.E. Approach™, lead trainer for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Personal Safety Course and other law enforcement and emergency management endeavors.


Peggy Yoder – Administration/Accounts Receivable

Ms. Yoder was the Director of Volunteers for a Cancer Radiation Center that included 4 sites Statewide. As well as a Director of Volunteers of a larger regional hospital that included over 1,000 volunteers, 2 gift shops and 2 Statewide annual fund raising events. Prior to those positions, Mrs. Yoder was a junior high school English teacher with 15 years of experience in the classroom.