A native of New York, Mr. Cohen graduated from Swarthmore College in 1977 with a BA and from the University of Pennsylvania Law School (summa cum laude) in 1981. From January 1992 to April 1997, Mr. Cohen served as Chief of Staff to the Honorable Edward G. Rendell, the Mayor of the City of Philadelphia.
Mr. Cohen serves as the Chairman of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the Chamber’s CEO Council for Growth. Mr. Cohen also is Chair of the Trustee Board and the Executive Committee of Penn Medicine (an umbrella governance structure overseeing both the University of Pennsylvania Health System and the University’s School of Medicine) and a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and a member of its Executive Committee. Mr. Cohen serves as a national trustee of City Year and is Chair of the Governance Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. Mr. Cohen also serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia.
Mr. Cohen has received numerous awards for his civic and charitable activities. « less
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