Jerry Cohen

Secretary/Treasurer, Canyon Ranch Institute Board of Directors
Founder, Canyon Ranch and Canyon Ranch Institute

Jerry Cohen has been one of the driving forces behind Canyon Ranch’s development, growth and success since its inception in 1978. He was appointed vice chairman of Canyon Ranch in 2005 in addition to his long-standing role as chief executive officer and has personally supervised virtually every aspect of the business.

Jerry is a Certified Public Accountant with a business degree from the University of Arizona. His background includes development and management consulting services for a number of resorts. Prior to Canyon Ranch, he was executive vice president of Union Bank of Arizona. Jerry serves on Canyon Ranch’s board of directors, which oversees the management and future direction of Canyon Ranch; is a member of the Board of Directors for The Destination Spa Group; and serves on the National Board of Advisors for the University of Arizona Eller School of Management.