Lawrence J. “Doc” Cohen
Lawrence J. “Doc” Cohen, CFE
President Doc & Associates, Ltd.
Lawrence “Doc” Cohen, CFE, is president of Doc & Associates, Ltd., a franchisee of the Great American Cookie Co., The Coffee Beanery and Pretzel Time. He served as founding president GAC’s Franchise Advisory Council and has been honored twice by IFA as Franchisee of the Year and by Great American Cookie Co. as Franchisee of the Decade. Prior to becoming a franchisee, Cohen was a pharmacist and attorney. He is the former chairman of the IFA board of directors, an IFA Educational Foundation trustee, IFA Franchisee Forum and past treasurer and chairman of the board’s Finance, Audit and Budget Committee. He served as chairman of the 2006 Convention Committee, chair of the FranPAC Advisory Board. Cohen was the first franchisee to earn the Certified Franchise Executive designation.