Rochelle Cooper

Cooper Management Consulting
Founder • Director Coaching and Assessment • Senior Executive Coach, Talent Developer • Associate Professor Columbia Business School Executive Education Faculty

Founder and CEO of Cooper Management, Rochelle has a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and has spent the last 25 years advising and coaching leaders and teams to achieve success in their roles. She holds an excellent track record in empowering leaders by either jumpstarting leader success in new roles, building leadership potential for advancement or developing critical skills to master a current role. She specializes in working with highly talented executives and propelling them to the most senior levels of the organization by advancing their skills in influence, inspiring others, navigation, executive presence, senior communication, change management and stakeholder engagement. In addition, she runs Women’s leadership programs for mid – to senior level women to enable them to attain next level promotions. She has extensive experience team building and is passionate about engaging teams to develop greater effectiveness and purpose, while building high performance capability.

Rochelle Cooper has successfully coached over 2500 leaders and trained over 5000 executives and managers in Fortune100 companies across many industries, such as Pharmaceutical, Financial Services and Technology Industries, with companies such as JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Bristol- Myers Squibb, Estee Lauder, Metropolitan Life, Novartis, Pfizer, Prudential, Sony and Time Warner.

Rochelle is Associate Professor at Hofstra University’s Frank Zarb School of Business, where she teaches Executive Leadership Skills in the Executive MBA and traditional MBA programs. She has served as Program Manager for the Columbia Business School Executive Education’s Women In Leadership program and is the Coaching Practice Lead for the Executive Coaching programs of Exec Ed programs.

Rochelle has held positions at JPMorganChase, Merill Lynch and Bell Labs where she was Director of Organizational and Talent Development. Dr. Cooper has published articles in several leadership journals, received her Ph.D., MA and BA from Columbia University and currently co-chairs the Leadership Council of The Athena Leadership Center, Barnard College, Columbia University, has chaired the Professional and Leadership Development Committee of the Alumnae Affairs Board at Barnard College, HANC Board of Directors, Former Board of Education member, and past president of several local charitable organizations. She serves as an Advisor, mentor and coach to The HBA Circle of Advisors and Mentoring program, and is co-chair of the HBA’s Executive Womens Committee and the FWA Executive Women’s group.