RONALD S. COHEN, Ph.D., CEO
Ronald Cohen has served as the Chief Executive Officer of UCP Wheels for Humanity since 2007 and since that time he has been instrumental in the growth and diversity of the organization. Cohen is also the CEO of UCP Wheels’ parent organization, United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara Counties. He established the first community-based group homes for non-ambulatory children with behavioral disorders in the state of California, and is responsible for developing the wide continuum of services UCP provides today. Under his leadership, UCP has grown to be one of the largest not-for-profit organizations serving children and adults with developmental disabilities in California. He is highly regarded as an expert in the field and has testified numerous times before the United States Congress and the California Legislature.