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.
Kim is a licensed architect and as a Project Advisor brings over 40 years of architectural and project management experience to our clients. His background in architecture provides another perspective and valuable expertise.
Kim has a Master’s degree in Architecture with a concentration in Environmental Control from Oklahoma State University. Some recent projects include the 21C Museum Hotel in Oklahoma City, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge in Orlando, Florida, Watercolor Condominiums in Watercolor, Florida, and the Courthouse for the Bankruptcy Court of the Eastern District of Arkansas.
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.
Andrea is a Senior Project Advisor with Cooper Project Advisors, where she uses her years of project management experience on behalf the firm’s clients.
Before joining CooperPA, Andrea spent her days at the Oklahoma State Capitol where she was the Senior Project Manager with Manhattan Construction Company during the building’s multi-year restoration. During her 14 years with Manhattan, she managed over $350 million in building projects, including the Ambassador Hotel, an addition to the University of Oklahoma’s Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and the construction of the Stephenson Cancer Center.
Andrea is graduate of the University of Oklahoma and Missouri Southern State University. She is a recipient of the 2016 Associated General Contractors of Oklahoma’s Project Manager of the Year Award, an Oklahoma Magazine “40 under 40” 2017 honoree, and a Design Build Institute of America Certified Design Build Professional. She has also served in various volunteer roles for the Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, the Oklahoma City Historical Society and Rebuilding Together OKC.
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 treasurer 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.