Jeff Cohn is a 22 year resident of Olympia Fields. He was born and raised in Chicago. He graduated from Mendel Catholic High School in 1979. He attended Northwestern University from 1979 through 1983; he obtained a BA in Economics and Sociology. Jeff played on the Northwestern Wildcat Football, where he started as the teams starting Running Back for 3 seasons. He was also a member of his fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha.
He attended the University of Michigan Evening MBA Program during August 1989 to July of 1990.
After graduating from Northwestern University, Jeff worked in the capacity of District Sales Manager for Procter & Gamble and Pepsi Cola. He started American Telecom Corporation, a company that specialized in providing IT products and services to the education and auto industries. He worked for the Illinois Association of School Boards as the Director of Fields Services from April, 2007 to February, 2014.
He has conducted over 1,500 hours of workshops. He currently works with boards of education in the areas of Strategic Planning, Goal Setting, Team Building, Governance training, and Conflict Resolution throughout the United States. He has been trained as a Franklin Covey trainer in the area of trust and strategic alignment.