Cooper People Group
About Cooper People Group
Cooper People Group exists to enrich the world of work.
We help organizations to achieve their goals by strengthening their HR strategy, structure, people and processes.
The future of work is here to stay. And what it expects from us is a lot different than yesteryears. From culture to compliance and everything in between, we give leaders the confidence and tools to navigate this new world of work and worker by building robust people experience and enrichment programs.
Founder + Chief People Officer
With over 20 years of strategic human resources leadership experience, Lisa is a high-energy leader who is passionate about all things PEOPLE & BUSINESS. You can often find Lisa implementing innovative people strategies to excel businesses and the people that run them forward. At Cooper People Group, Lisa leads a team of HR leaders who strengthen HR strategy, structure, systems, people and processes for organizations across the region with a particular focus on enriching the world of work and #BreakingOldHR. Lisa is also a non-profit board member with a passion for board development, engagement and governance.
Specialties: Strategic Planning, Organizational Design, Total Compensation and Benefits, HRIS Implementation, HR Compliance, Labor and Employment Law, Performance Management, Talent Acquisition and Retention, Employee Relations and Engagement, Leadership Development, Entrepreneurial Operating System, Start Ups and Small Business.
As a Talent Optimizer, Claire has spent her career working in internally and externally focused roles at both large and small organizations! She has a passion for finding the right people, enabling people to succeed by providing the right training and support, and helping organizations through change. Claire has a Bachelor’s degree from Calvin College in Business with a concentration in Human Resources and a Master’s degree from Western Michigan University in Organizational Learning and Performance.
As a former HR exec turned business consultant, Katherine brings a hard-working and professional attitude with an eagerness to learn, grow and drive results. She’s passionate about developing relationships, problem solving, process development and management, helping people, and by doing so, fully contributing to the success and growth of the companies she serves.
She’s previously held leadership positions with small, medium and large companies in the staffing, retail, manufacturing and banking industries. She holds an AS in Business from Grand Rapids Community College, BS in Business from Central Michigan University, an MBA from Michigan State University and SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications as well as a certificate of completion of the Graduate School of Banking for Human Resource Management from the University of Wisconsin Madison.