The Honorable Chuck Cahn took the Oath of Office as Mayor of Cherry Hill on January 2, 2012.
Raised in Cherry Hill's Haddontowne neighborhood, Mayor Cahn attended Woodcrest and Stafford Elementary Schools, Heritage Middle School and Cherry Hill East High School.
A proven business leader with more than 30 years of experience and expertise, Mayor Cahn is committed to evaluating every program and every line item in the budget, just as residents do at home and in their business, so that Cherry Hill cuts costs and delivers the best services to everyone - from the young, hardworking families to the senior citizens.
As owner and president of Stewart Industries, Mayor Cahn built his family's company from a small start-up into a successful business that employed more than 250 employees. Mayor Cahn sold the business in 2004.
A full time Mayor, Cahn is establishing a Business Council to promote economic development and create jobs, a Citizens Cabinet to involve community residents, and seeking ways to make Cherry Hill greener and more sustainable.
An active member of the Cherry Hill community, Mayor Cahn served more than 15 years as vice president of the Board of Directors of the Katz Jewish Community Center, and is a past president of the South Jersey chapter of the American Diabetes Association. He currently sits on the Rutgers University Board of Overseers, as well as on the Board of Directors for The Cooper Foundation and St. Edmond's Federal Savings Bank.
Mayor Cahn is a lifelong member of Temple Beth Sholom and recipient of the JCC and AJA Community Service Award.
Mayor Cahn holds a dual degree in economics and business administration from Rutgers College. He and his wife, Stephanie, have been married for 33 years and have three children, David, Matthew and Elizabeth, and a dog, Shaggy.