Meet Ivy Cohen
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Ivy has spent 20 years advising companies and executives on how to build their reputations across the U.S. and around the globe. A visionary leader who helps clients problem-solve, she creates big ideas and gets outsize results. Ivy has your back ensuring that executives are always prepared and never blindsided. She is an accomplished executive and small business owner, a results-oriented civic leader and a consummate juggler of professional and philanthropic projects.
Ivy brings large corporate experience and entrepreneurship to advise significant private and public clients to capture opportunities and confront challenges. She has worked with prestigious marketing and communications partner like Procter & Gamble, J.D. Power and Associates, DHL, KEEN, Kaplan Higher Education, NFL, MasterCard, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Digitas Health, CyberExtruder, Noodle.org, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, OTI Global and Wells Fargo.
Throughout her career, Ivy has advised and engaged management teams to devise strategies for anticipating and responding to situations that can disrupt their operations, put their brands at risk or damage organization and executive reputations. Her crisis communications and issues management work has involved multi-national corporations, as well as organizations in the cargo shipping and logistics, anti-terrorism, higher education, and disaster relief sector. She has helped organizations navigate complex political issues at the federal, state and local levels.
She is a sought-after speaker and moderator who has presented before the P&G Alumni Association, the National Football League, Super Bowl XLVIII Business Connect, and numerous business and civic audiences.
For 10 years Ivy served as CEO of the nation’s most prominent youth empowerment and drug abuse prevention organization, "Just Say No" International. Under her leadership more than one million youth in 50 states and 12 countries participated in school and community-based state of the art programs, including its landmark program: YOUTH POWER.
As a civic leader Ivy has held numerous leadership positions with non-profits and professional associations addressing important issues, such as education and youth development, economic development and international trade, and senior health services. Her work was recognized by PENCIL with its 2009 Innovative Partnership Award for her collaboration with P.S. 247 to create the groundbreaking College Partnership Program™ for an elementary school in a low income community of Brooklyn. She brings extensive knowledge and contacts from her involvements with organizations such as University of California (Legislative Relations Committee), YouthBridge-New York, Bay Area World Trade Center, Health 2.0 NYC, Renaissance Weekend and UJA-Federation of New York.
Ivy holds a BA from University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from Georgetown University.