LaCoff was first elected to the school board of Owen J. Roberts SD (Chester Co.) in 1995. Prior to retirement, he was employed in various aspects of the real estate industry; as a mortgage broker, an agent and a property manager. He previously served as president of PSBA in 2007 and 2015 and served as a PSBA liaison and member of the Federal Relations Network. Additionally, he has experience as a region leader, president of the Insurance Trust and a trustee of the Pennsylvania School District Liquid Asset Fund. In addition to being a trustee of PSBAIT, he holds positions on the boards of EdPAC and PaPEF. He is a former member of the Chester County School Boards Legislative Council. LaCoff holds a bachelor’s degree from Villanova University, where he also completed graduate training in English. He completed graduate training in business at Temple University. LaCoff also is a past president of Historic Yellow Springs, a non-profit organization focused on art, culture and the environment. He and his wife, Anita, have five grown children, six grandchildren and one great-grandson.