Maggie Cohn

Position title: Loan and Outreach Officer

Website: Cooperative Fund of the Northeast

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Maggie joined CFNE in 2010 and serves as a loan and outreach officer covering Rhode Island, eastern Connecticut, and eastern Massachusetts. She previously served as executive director for various local non-profits, including Mission Hill Main Streets, where she worked with local business owners and residents to bring in new independent businesses and to strengthen and improve the commercial district. She also led a two-year planning initiative for the Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness, involving a broad array of community organizations, institutions, and municipal agencies. In the 1990s, she worked at Red Sun Press, a worker-controlled commercial print shop in Jamaica Plain. Developing a lasting interest in community development, she left Red Sun to pursue a degree in Community Economic Development. Maggie currently serves on the boards of the Back of the Hill Community Development Corporation and the Cooperative Development Institute. She holds a B.A. from UMass Boston in Studio Arts and a Master’s Degree in Community Economic Development from Southern New Hampshire University.