Executives | Earthbound Brands

Meet the team

Jeff Cohen

Jeff Cohen

Co-founder

Jeff spearheads the strategic direction, cultivation and management of Earthbound’s brands. He founded Earthbound with a new holistic vision for a licensing agency model that incorporates quality brand-building with full-service marketing, advertising and design functions emphasized in the process. Prior to founding Earthbound, Jeff was a key member of the expansion team for Conway’s Stores, Inc, a business founded by his father in 1942. During his 15 years at Conway, Jeff and his brothers grew the business from a two-store operation to a 16-store retail powerhouse employing over 1,400 people and generating revenues in excess of $170 million. During his time at Conway, Jeff directed all aspects of the business from logistics and operations to store design, site selection, product design and development, fashion direction and forecasting, visual display, marketing, advertising and human resources.

Jack Dweck

Jack Dweck

Co-founder

As Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Principal of Earthbound and leader of Earthbound’s Business Development and Global Expansion initiatives, Jack has developed key relationships with Major Retailers, Brand Owners and Technology Developers that has allowed Earthbound and its clients to grow rapidly.
Prior to founding Earthbound LLC in 1999, Jack served (since 1975) as EVP and eventually a Principal and CEO of Arrow Trading Company, Inc. which created, manufactured and imported product for Retailers and for Premium users.
Jack secured exclusive licenses for Arrow which included Givenchy, Pierre Cardin, Coca-Cola, Hershey Foods, Anheuser Busch brands and others.
Jack assisted in creating major promotional programs for Fortune 500 companies and supplied Premiums for companies such as American Express, RJ Reynolds, Phillip Morris, Lorillard, Hertz, Time Inc., Estee Lauder, Calvin Klein, Kraft-General Foods and others.

Lisa Coffey

Lisa Coffey

Group Vice President

Lisa has over 20 years of retail experience.  In her current role, Lisa manages all product design and development functions for Earthbound’s direct to retail and licensing relationships.  She has been involved in numerous brand launches, including the hugely successful Better Homes and Gardens brand at Wal-Mart, and the complete Isaac Mizrahi Live lifestyle brand at QVC. Lisa began her career at Macy’s Merchandising Group and was there for over 13 years.  At Macys she progressed through multiple job functions and ultimately touched almost every facet of the product development and merchandising cycle in the Junior division, Trend and Fashion office, INC ladies line, and finally their New Business division.  In the New Business division Lisa worked with retail clients (both nationally and internationally), outside of Macy’s umbrella, to develop their own private label brand strategies and products.

Chet Ramnarain

Chet Ramnarain

CFO

Chet has over 25 years of experience as a financial manager in the world of retail and licensing. In his current role as CFO, Chet manages all facets of Earthbound’s operations from receivables to payables, and royalty and systems administration. Prior to his position at Earthbound, Chet was the CFO of Conway’s Stores, Inc. He was instrumental in growing Conway from an 18 to 100 store retail operation. Chet monitored and controlled financial services for Conway including; payables, company expenses, sales analysis, financial reporting as well as managing relationships with landlords, lenders and suppliers.

Jeff Cohen

Jeff Cohen

Co-founder

Jeff spearheads the strategic direction, cultivation and management of Earthbound’s brands. He founded Earthbound with a new holistic vision for a licensing agency model that incorporates quality brand-building with full-service marketing, advertising and design functions emphasized in the process. Prior to founding Earthbound, Jeff was a key member of the expansion team for Conway’s Stores, Inc, a business founded by his father in 1942. During his 15 years at Conway, Jeff and his brothers grew the business from a two-store operation to a 16-store retail powerhouse employing over 1,400 people and generating revenues in excess of $170 million. During his time at Conway, Jeff directed all aspects of the business from logistics and operations to store design, site selection, product design and development, fashion direction and forecasting, visual display, marketing, advertising and human resources.

Jack Dweck

Jack Dweck

Co-founder

As Co-Founder, Co-Chairman and Principal of Earthbound and leader of Earthbound’s Business Development and Global Expansion initiatives, Jack has developed key relationships with Major Retailers, Brand Owners and Technology Developers that has allowed Earthbound and its clients to grow rapidly.
Prior to founding Earthbound LLC in 1999, Jack served (since 1975) as EVP and eventually a Principal and CEO of Arrow Trading Company, Inc. which created, manufactured and imported product for Retailers and for Premium users.
Jack secured exclusive licenses for Arrow which included Givenchy, Pierre Cardin, Coca-Cola, Hershey Foods, Anheuser Busch brands and others.
Jack assisted in creating major promotional programs for Fortune 500 companies and supplied Premiums for companies such as American Express, RJ Reynolds, Phillip Morris, Lorillard, Hertz, Time Inc., Estee Lauder, Calvin Klein, Kraft-General Foods and others.

Lisa Coffey

Lisa Coffey

Group Vice President

Lisa has over 20 years of retail experience.  In her current role, Lisa manages all product design and development functions for Earthbound’s direct to retail and licensing relationships.  She has been involved in numerous brand launches, including the hugely successful Better Homes and Gardens brand at Wal-Mart, and the complete Isaac Mizrahi Live lifestyle brand at QVC. Lisa began her career at Macy’s Merchandising Group and was there for over 13 years.  At Macys she progressed through multiple job functions and ultimately touched almost every facet of the product development and merchandising cycle in the Junior division, Trend and Fashion office, INC ladies line, and finally their New Business division.  In the New Business division Lisa worked with retail clients (both nationally and internationally), outside of Macy’s umbrella, to develop their own private label brand strategies and products.

Chet Ramnarain

Chet Ramnarain

CFO

Chet has over 25 years of experience as a financial manager in the world of retail and licensing. In his current role as CFO, Chet manages all facets of Earthbound’s operations from receivables to payables, and royalty and systems administration. Prior to his position at Earthbound, Chet was the CFO of Conway’s Stores, Inc. He was instrumental in growing Conway from an 18 to 100 store retail operation. Chet monitored and controlled financial services for Conway including; payables, company expenses, sales analysis, financial reporting as well as managing relationships with landlords, lenders and suppliers.