Brent Cooper

Executive Director

Brent Cooper_headshotA former Green Beret with 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Brent brings to the table both the passion for service and the business acumen necessary to carry the foundation’s mission forward into the future.

Brent spent a decade working in the business world before enlisting in the Army at the age of 30, fulfilling a lifelong desire to serve his country. Wanting to be among the best, learn from the best, and be part of an organization with a long-storied history of excellence, he set his sights on Special Forces and achieved his objective. After spending 3 years as a Communications Sergeant with 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Brent rejoined the civilian workforce to lead a reputable real estate property management company in the Pacific Northwest.

He joins the Green Beret Foundation with over 18 years of experience serving in high-level civilian business leadership roles in operational and strategic planning, business development, full life-cycle recruiting and sales, and program management.

Brent also holds a BBA with honors from the American Military University, and an Executive MBA from the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington. He joins the GBF team from his current position as Director of Operations at Windermere Property Management in Seattle, WA. He will be relocating in May to San Antonio, TX with his wife, Shelley and their 3-year old daughter, Dominique.