Alan S. Cohn
CEO of AbsoluteCARE in Owings Mills, Maryland
A well-regarded entrepreneur and businessman, Alan S. Cohn maintains an extensive history of corporate success that spans several industries. Mr. Cohn currently serves as CEO of Avesis Incorporated, a managed health care company, and as Managing Partner at KAB Associates, an investment and turnaround management firm.
Prior to launching his career, Alan S. Cohn earned his Bachelor’s degree in Public Affairs from The George Washington University and spent a year working in the Office of the Attorney-Advisor to the Health Care Financing Administration (now Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Following this role, Mr. Cohn decided to pursue a career in law. Attending The University of Baltimore, he graduated with his Juris Doctor. After passing the Maryland Bar Exam, Alan S. Cohn joined his family’s businesses which became Spectera, where he gained valuable experience in operating a managed care company.
In 1992, Alan S. Cohn joined the executive team at Avesis, an administrator of affordable and flexible vision, hearing, and dental insurance plans. Mr. Cohn has played a critical role in the growth of the company, which insures more than 4.5 million people nationwide through contracts with health care plans, employer groups, state and local governments, and municipal agencies. Two important reasons for the success of Avesis include the company’s dedication to achieving high customer satisfaction levels and a focus on meeting the needs of organizations of various sizes. Designing plans for groups with a minimum of five participants, Avesis also offers fixed premium rates for the first two years of membership. As a result of these attributes and others, the company maintains one of the industry’s highest member and provider retention rates.
In addition to his duties at Avesis, Alan S. Cohn applies his business skills and management techniques to companies of various industries at KAB Associates. Mr. Cohn and his colleagues at KAB have encouraged revenue growth and revitalization in national firms operating in the print and direct mail, car rental, and medical and dental care businesses.