Mr. Barry Cohen serves as Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Asbury Automotive. Mr. Cohen joined Asbury as Director of IT Enterprise Services in January 2011 and became CIO in March of 2014. Prior to joining Asbury, Mr. Cohen was the Vice President of Information Technology for Wells Real Estate Funds, which raised and managed more than $12 billion in real estate investments for more than 250,000 investors. Mr. Cohen is the recipient of multiple awards in his field and community including: Institute of Data Warehousing Best Management Practices, Presidents Award from Blue Cross Blue Shield of GA, Computer World Top 100 IT Professionals and Metro Atlanta YMCA Volunteer of the year. Mr. Cohen earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer and Information Sciences and a Master's Degree in Business Administration from Augusta State University. In 2010 he completed the Emerging Leader Academy program at Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.