Cooper is involved with sourcing and conducting due diligence on new opportunities, building investment theses, and supporting portfolio companies. Previously, Cooper was a Sr. Analyst in the New Ventures Finance group at Kraft Heinz. Under the Global Digital & Online Growth B.U. he was responsible for the day-to-day finance operations of Kraft Heinz’s joint ventures and worked with founders in the Evolv Group (Kraft Heinz’s incubator) to build out new business ventures. Cooper has two B.S. degrees from Kansas State University in Finance and Agricultural Economics.
Cooper is passionate about bridging the economic divide by volunteering as a mentor through Year Up Chicago. Outside of work he enjoys playing 5 instruments, traveling, reading, and watching K-State football.