CEO and President
Manufacturers' Agents National Association
Charles Cohon is CEO and President of the Manufacturers' Agents National Association (MANA, www.manaonline.org). He has been an invited speaker at Harvard Business School on salesforce outsourcing, https://youtu.be/YjVwKA3n1xw, and is a frequent speaker at industry trade events and conferences.
MANA is a not-for-profit 501(c)6 trade association dedicated to advancing the professionalism and utilization of independent manufacturers' representatives through carefully curated educational material and a matchmaking database.
Cohon earned an MBA with honors and concentrations in strategic management and entrepreneurship from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and was the founder and owner of a very successful Illinois manufacturers' representative firm for nearly 30 years before joining MANA. He also earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation after completing American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) coursework and testing.