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Jerry Cohen, Vice President

Jerry was born in Chicago, Illinois. He has resided in Tucson since his family moved here in 1949. He graduated from the University of Arizona in 1965 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and became a Certified Public Accountant in 1966.

After graduating from college he had a rather diversified early business career, first spending 7 years in public accounting, then 5 years in the self-service gasoline business, with a concern that was also manufacturing pin ball machines in Brazil.

After a short time in banking, his next 38 years were with Canyon Ranch, focusing on its real estate development and resort operations where he held the position of Vice Chairman and Chief Operating Officer. He retired from Canyon Ranch in March 2017 and is currently working on future projects.

He currently serves on the National Board of Advisors for the University of Arizona Eller School of Management.

Jerry and his wife Shauna have four children and eight grandchildren. First through his parents' affiliation beginning in 1949, Jerry has been a continuous member of Temple, having previously served on the Temple Board for several years beginning in 1998.

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