Mr. Cooper serves as Brandywine’s Senior Vice President and Senior Managing Director and is responsible for managing the operations of the Metro DC region of the Company. Mr. Cooper joined Brandywine in 1996 and has served in capacities relating to development, investments, leasing and asset management. Previously, Mr. Cooper held positions as Regional Director of BetaWest, Inc., and as a development manager for both the Mason Hirst Companies and Lee Sammis Associates. He began his career in San Francisco working for the Chevron Corporation as a project manager. Mr. Cooper serves on the Board and Executive Committee of Northern Virginia NAIOP, the Board of the Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance, the Steering Committee of the American Cancer Society’s National Capital Golf Classic (former Chair), and various planning, zoning and tax district advisory boards relating to the expansion of the DC Metrorail system. Mr. Cooper has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Princeton University.