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Next Level Plan was founded in 1998 by Jamie Hait Cohen, who since that time has created successful business plans and marketing strategies for clients worldwide. With satisfied clients on three continents, Next Level Plan has completed business plans in a variety of industry segments, including music and entertainment products, consumer products, technology products in addition to business-to-business services, industrial manufacturing and biotech. All engagements are led by Ms. Cohen, with associates providing additional functional expertise in video production, accounting, and copyrighting/advertising.

Ms. Cohen has held management positions with various multinational and international firms, including Donna Karan International, Honeywell, and Asahi Chemical's Medical division. At Asahi Medical, she was responsible for coordinating US FDA clinical trials of Class III medical devices. As Donna Karan International's Corporate Liaison to Japan, she directed over $95 million in wholesale sales of all DK and DKNY brands in that country. She also developed the strategic plan for the Japanese subsidiary, which resulted in the successful licensing of the Japan business. She has also consulted for a number of fashion houses, including Hanky Panky, Jill Stuart, and V. Grantham menswear. Her Fortune 100 corporate experience includes Honeywell, where she was responsible for interactive and strategic marketing for a business within the Automation and Control Solutions group.

Ms. Cohen received her undergraduate degree in Japanese Language from Georgetown University and her MBA from Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management. She is fluent in Japanese and is proficient in Italian and French languages.