Cohen started his career with District Photo Inc., which has facilities in Beltsville, Md., Chambersburg, Pa., and Newton Abbott, United Kingdom, in 1976 and has been President/CEO since 1989.
By the end of 2007, District Photo had grown to be the world’s largest “direct-to-consumer” digital print, variable data printer and gift fulfillment service. The company provides services to major online providers and retailers as well as to consumers under its company-owned brands. Prior to the digital revolution, District Photo was the largest independent mail-order and wholesale photo film processor in the United States and the United Kingdom.
Cohen served as President of PMA from 1997-1998, and he has been involved in countless committees over the years in constant contribution to the photo imaging industry. He has also participated in numerous business groups, including the World Presidents’ Organization. Cohen supports a wide range of philanthropic organizations serving children’s needs, education, Jewish organizations and health-related causes – frequently holding committee or chair responsibilities in these groups as well.
Cohen and his wife, Marcy, have two children: Thea, 22, and Keith, 19. He is a graduate of the University of Denver and enjoys skiing, bicycling, running and golf.