Steve Cooper

Steve founded Cooper Project Advisors in 2016. During his 34-year career, he has been involved in over 400 projects nationwide. He has seen projects from the perspective of the contractor, architect, non-profit Board member, and owner. Steve founded CooperPA to assist owners at every point in the design and construction process and provide the leadership, team building, oversight, and accountability that makes projects successful. He is passionate about helping owners navigate what can be a daunting, costly and time-consuming process. Since 2016, Cooper Project Advisors has managed projects with a total value over $180 million. Steve is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and a Design Build Institute of America Certified Design Build Professional. Steve has served on many non-profit boards and building committees. Currently, he serves on the Board at the Center of Family Love in Okarche, Oklahoma.

Alex Rice

Alex’s experience as a Sr. Project Engineer brings another dimension to the firm and our clients. His perspective, from the contractors view, helps us anticipate and accommodate the needs of the contractor before and during construction. His project experience touches many different areas, including churches, schools, libraries, and historic buildings. He is a very effective project advisor and supports the team wherever he is needed. His recent projects include the Oklahoma State Capitol restoration, Border Casino in Thackerville, Sulphur Veterans Center, Norman Regional Healthplex, and multiple renovations at the University of Oklahoma.

Courtney Baker

Courtney is a Project Administrator for Cooper Project Advisors. She provides administrative support to the firm’s Project Managers and Principals. Before joining CooperPA, Courtney was an assistant project manager for 6 years with experience in construction management, business development, and event coordination. Her construction experience and organizational skills makes her a valued member of the team. She currently serves as a director for the Oklahoma City Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction and is a graduate of TEAM South, a community awareness program to empower South Oklahoma City leaders.

Annamarie Cooper

Annamarie serves as Cooper Project Advisor’s Operations Director. She keeps the firm running smoothly and is responsible for financial operations, human resources, operations and much more! Married to CooperPA founder Steve Cooper, Annamarie is also a graduate of Oklahoma State University. She has used her organization skills working for the State and Federal Judiciary. She has served as a purchasing officer, events coordinator, technical writer, and as an administrative analyst for software development. Annamarie has volunteered through church, school, and community organizations and is happy to use her diverse knowledge and skills to support our clients.