Who We Are
2468 Appreciate, LLC is based in sunny Ashland, OR (275 miles south of Portland and a 10-minute drive to northern California!) We provide consulting assistance to help organizations thrive by maximizing the contributions of their constituents. Recent and current clients include the Ashland Art Center (OR); Ashland Independent Film Festival (OR); Grand View University (IA); Linfield College (OR); Oregon Shakespeare Festival; Pacific Lutheran University (WA); Southern Oregon University; Wartburg College (IA) and Whitworth University (WA).
Ron Cohen, Partner
…is a fundraising/advancement professional who spent 32 years working for three universities that secured over $350 million in gifts and grants from donors. He served as Vice President for Advancement at Susquehanna University in Pennsylvania from 2000-2017, leading two successful campaigns and starting a third, all of which saw donors contribute more than $200 million. He re-positioned engagement with alumni to produce fuller value benefiting students, alumni and the university.
Jessica Cohen, Partner
…is an event planner and manager, graphic designer, illustrator, and marketing/advertising professional. She has a wide range of fundraising experience with a variety of non-profit arenas, from advocacy groups to universities. She worked for six years supporting the marketing and promotional needs of a national author/public speaker. She has brought an array of creative services to benefit individual, corporate and non-profit clients since 1991.