Ken Chaletzky


Copy General Corp.

In 1967, Ken came to Washington DC where he received his BBA from The George Washington University. He was the business manager and production manager of The Hatchet, the GW student newspaper, which is where he got started in the printing industry. In 1974, he earned an MBA from The Wharton School. He and a partner started a computerized typesetting company in 1974. In 1979, they started Copy General and grew it to be the largest chain of copy shops in DC.  It now ranks among the largest all-digital printers in the entire metropolitan Washington, DC area. In 1990, Ken partnered with a couple of Hatchet alums to open copy shops in Eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Copy General has facilities in Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic and Russia employing around 500 people.


Ken serves on the Dean’s Board of Advisors of The George Washington University School of Business; the Executive Committee of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce and is Treasurer of the Loudoun First Responders Foundation.