Mitch Cohen

Franchise Owner, Jersey Mike's Subs and Sola Salon Studios; Partner, PerforMax Franchisee Advisors

Mitch began his franchisee story in the early 80’s operating 8 Baskin Robbins, achieving Top 10% in the chain. He and his partners became the 1st Baskin Robbins franchisees to become Dunkin Donuts Baskin Robbins Multi-Unit operator with 13 franchise locations in New York. He was the co-chair of the Baskin Robbins Advisory Council for 16 years and led successful profit building initiatives in the franchisee community. Mitch was the co-chair of the Joy in Childhood Foundation for 11 years and was responsible for building a national vendor partnership program raising more the 5 million dollars a year to bring joy to sick and hungry children. Today, Mitch and his partners are responsible for the development of 7 Jersey Mike Subs locations in Long Island, NY all of which currently are outperforming the system average. Just recently signed with Sola Salons to develop 6 locations in New York. He sits on the Multi Unit Franchise Conference Advisory Board. Current Board Member of International Franchise Association Board of Directors, New York State Special Olympics Board of Directors, Breeze Technologies Board of Directors and past chair of the franchise relations committee. Currently a partner in PerforMax Franchisee Advisors helping both the franchisor and franchisees achieve their goals. Long Island Business News Corporate Citizenship Nonprofit for the Year award 2015, for his work as co-chair of the Joy in Childhood Foundation leading efforts to raise 5 million dollars annually. He has appeared on Fox and Friends, NBC Today show, Good Morning America and continues to speak at many franchising events.

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