Born during the Baby Boom, Richard Cohen, grew up in Montgomery, Alabama and quickly cultivated a strong work ethic and drive to succeed. He graduated from the University of Alabama where he met his wife of 39 years, Sheryl. He later earned a Master’s Degree from the University of Massachusetts. They had three children and are now the proud grandparents of two.
Throughout the last two decades Richard has fed his passion for long distance running completing 7 marathons and running over 4,000 miles.
Richard has owned his own business for 37 years. Despite hard work Richard found himself unemployed in October of 2010 when he was forced to close his store due to the economic downturn.
He is determined to bring light to the plight of the unemployed through fulfilling his dream of running across America.
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Richard now owns his own Consulting Company called Small Business Solutions geared towards helping entrepreneurs successfully run their business with the right tools and inspiration.