Stohlman grew up outside of St. Louis, MO in O'Fallon, Il. He received a B.A. in Marketing from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fl. He received his Masters in Management from Webster University in St. Louis while serving as an officer in the United States Army. Stohlman currently resides in Encintas, CA, with his wife Lauren and three children, Summer, Kingston, and Kannon.