Bill Cooper is a retired Chief of Police, who also brings senior management experience from the private sector. Bill is recognized for leadership and high performing organizations, and is the author of the book Leading Beyond Tradition: Exceeding Expectations in Any Economy. Bill is a management expert who has consulted with and taught organizations on leadership and how to optimize performance with resources and staff an organization already has, especially in difficult economic times. He created the Cooper Management Model and has been featured on radio and television, and the Cooper Model has been the subject of several graduate school theses.
The depth and breadth of Bill’s background has been described as being in the top 5% of the most diverse and comprehensive qualifications relevant to management. With his model he turned around the police department, and did the same in two Fortune 200 companies. He has had a significant impact on organizations he has taught and consulted with.
Bill holds an MBA and a second Master’s Degree in Public Administration, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and Washington State Law Enforcement Executive Command College. He is trained in both Lean Six Sigma and is a Six Sigma Black Belt, both of which are used in Fortune 500 corporations. In addition, he has been an adjunct professor, teaching Masters level courses in Organizational Development, High Performance Organizations, and Executive Leadership. He has lectured extensively on management topics and how to make organizations efficient and effective.