Charles Cohon is CEO and President of the not-for-profit Manufacturers' Agents National Association (MANA), an association of outsourced sales force companies and manufacturers that outsource their sales function. Before becoming CEO of MANA, Cohon founded and operated a highly successful outsourced sales force company for over two decades.

Cohon has been an invited speaker on sales force outsourcing at Harvard Business School and Columbia Business School, and maintains a close relationship with the University of Chicago Booth School of Business' "Entrepreneurial Selling" program where he judges Chicago Booth students' final projects for that course. Cohon earned an MBA with honors and with concentrations in entrepreneurship and strategic management from Chicago Booth in 2005.