Linda Haase Cohen's strategic marketing communications skills have distinguished her as a catalyst for change and growth in the public, private and independent sectors. The winner of some 100 professional awards, she currently serves as the Senior AVP of Marketing Communications for the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago. Linda holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Kalamazoo College and a Master’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Married to classical musician Joel Cohen, Linda is the mother of an adult daughter and two geriatric cats. She is an avid reader, blogger, photographer, gardener, cook and aspiring grandmother.