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Leadership Delaware taps DelDOT Secretary for top spot

Aug 14, 2020

WILMINGTON – After three decades of service with the state of Delaware, Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan announced she was leaving to become the next CEO of Leadership Delaware.

Jennifer Cohan

Cohan will retire from the Department of Transportation at the end of October. Departing Leadership Delaware CEO and co-founder Terry Strine will work side by side with Cohan to ease the transition on Nov. 1 and Cohan will effectively become the nonprofit’s chief officer on Jan. 1, 2021.

“It has been an honor and privilege to serve the citizens of Delaware for the last 31 years,” Cohan said in various press statements. “I am excited to take on this new challenge as CEO of Leadership Delaware to help grow our state’s up-and-coming leaders … I am a lifelong learner of leadership and I believe strongly in giving back to the amazing Delaware community, which makes this a perfect fit for me,”