Coffee with an Entrepreneur - Greg Cohen
On March 28th the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship was honored to have Mr. Greg Cohen joining the Coffee with an Entrepreneur series.
Greg is the president and CEO of The Star Supply Company, a family owned business located in New Haven, CT. His grandfather founded the company in 1959 and in 2015 Greg was taking over the president position from his father, making it a third generation operated business.
The Star Supply Company is the largest single location for refrigeration and HVAC supplies in New England. Before Greg stepped into this leadership position he worked in a multitude of departments, which helped him grasp the bigger picture of the company. He now understands the impact of upper management decisions will have on the rest of the company.
Further he discussed his experience of working in a family owned business and what complexities and benefits this offers to the business.