Kevin Kohen earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Wright State University, and is an avid marine life photographer, lifelong aquarist and marine fish enthusiast. He was one of the early pioneers maintaining live corals in captivity back in the early 80′s. He began his professional career in the marine fish industry working in a retail fish store, and then moved on to manage the operations of one of the largest freshwater and marine fish wholesale and import/export businesses in the Midwest for over nine years.
From there, he ventured on to launch the LiveAquaria.com web site, and designed and oversaw the installation of the LiveAquaria Coral Farm & Aquatic Life Facility. He is currently the LiveAquaria Director, overseeing operations, sourcing, husbandry and merchandising. Kevin has written numerous articles for various aquarium publications and speaks to reef clubs throughout the country, and was the recipient of the 2012 MASNA Aquarist of the Year award.