Cohen Architectural Woodworking’s Nate Cohen Named to Wood Industry’s 40 Under 40
Saint James, MO, July 15, 2019--Cohen Architectural Woodworking announces Nate Cohen, Chief Financial Officer, has been named to Wood Industry’s 2019 class of 40 Under 40.
Cohen, age 29, joins a select group considered by their peers to be innovators, achievers – and even disruptors – who demonstrate excellence in the categories of: productivity, profitability, social good, ingenuity, peer inspiration, product development, organizational leadership, or another facet of the wood industry.
Announced by the Woodworking Network, this marks the fourth annual awarding of the 40 Under 40, which celebrates the next generation of industry professionals who are making an impact on wood products manufacturing in North America.
"Woodworking Network congratulates the 2019 40 under 40 honorees," said Harry Urban, publisher. "It was very difficult to select from the more than 140 nominations that were submitted since so many of these young executives give their all not just to their careers, but also contribute to their communities, charities, and other worthy causes."
“It is quite an honor to be recognized as a 40 Under 40 award recipient and I am most humbled by this recognition,” Cohen said. “The credit should really go to the clients of Cohen Architectural Woodworking who have allowed us to design and build customized commercial woodworking projects for over three decades.”
Prior to his promotion to Chief Financial Officer on January 1, 2019, Cohen served as Senior Project Manager and has overseen the transition of the company’s financial operations from an outsource function to in-house management as part of a strategic growth plan. Cohen began in woodworking at age five, and has been involved with company for 24 years. As a Project Manager he has traveled extensively for the firm making numerous visits to client sites, assisting in the construction process and adding value even before he was old enough to rent a car. The eighth of nine Cohen children, Cohen won international woodworking competitions in high school including first place in ACE International Woodworking Competition for three consecutive years. Cohen is active in many charitable causes and volunteers to help others.
ABOUT COHEN ARCHITECTURAL WOODWORKING
Founded in 1982, Cohen Architectural Woodworking is a family-owned architectural design/build woodworking firm headquartered in St. James, Missouri. Two things are obvious to anyone walking through our doors–we care about relationships and we care about excellence. Cohen standardizes and builds high-quality custom millwork components and casework for healthcare, airports, education, retail, transportation, hotels, and more, for new construction, renovation, and disaster reconstruction. The firm has won multiple awards including the Architectural Woodwork Institute’s Award of Excellence for six separate projects, the 2016 Small Business of the Year award from the Rolla Chamber of Commerce. Recently, Phillip Cohen was presented with the 2017 SBA Small Business Person of the Year award for the State of Missouri and was given a Lifetime Achievement Award while being named to the St. Louis Small Business Hall of Fame. Additional accolades include qualifying for the Inc. 5000, named to the list of Best Places to Work by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, and named a Top Family Owned Business by St. Louis Small Business Monthly. For more information visit www.cohenwoodworking.com