Jeremy "Jay" Cohen
CEO, Founder & Manager - LA (Director, West Coast)
Jeremy “Jay” Cohen is an Entrepreneur and CEO of music management firm On The Grind Management. In 2000, Jay became involved in the music industry through playing in local bands and becoming a locally-respected recording engineer. In 2003, he opened up Back Alley/Dub Vox Recording Studios in Chicago, IL. After two years of recording voice-over talent and artists of varying genres, he left the recording studio. In 2005, Jay embarked on a six-month+ tour with Oakland-based rock band, All Shall Perish. On tour, Jay handled the responsibilities of playing bass guitar, tracking band merchandise, confirming bookings, reporting record sales to Nuclear Blast Records and Nielsen SoundScan, and securing booking & guarantee money.
In 2006-07, Jay worked in the marketing department of the largest global law firm, DLA Piper. In 2009, he graduated from Columbia College Chicago with a Sports Management B.A. The culmination of his experience gives Jay Cohen a balanced background in producing, performing, marketing, and management. He has closed two major record label deals, secured uncounted media placements, promoted hundreds of concerts and is just getting started. Jay is currently running operations at the OTG LA office and handling the management duties for Sir the Baptist & Visual SZN.