Clifford Cooper, JD the managing partner offers clients the valuable combination of more than 30 years of legal and managerial experience in the public and private sectors. He is a consultant, realtor and property manager in Washington, DC and is member of the National Apartment Leasing Professionals (NALP).Mr. Cooper is licensed with Century 21 as a realtor and property manager serving sellers, buyers, renters and landlords.
Mr. Cooper also serves as The Salvation Army’s Housing Specialist at its Turning Point Center for Women and Children located on Harvard St in Washington, DC
Mr. Cooper is currently providing consulting services to Emgenex a Genetic DNA Testing Firm which provides lab analysis and testing services to doctors and health care from its offices in Ewing, NJ.
He has also served in a wide range of public sector positions, including Director of Allegheny County's Department of Community Services, Assistant County Solicitor, (Allegheny County, PA) and Assistant to the Chief Attorney at the Veterans' Administration.
Mr. Cooper received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science and Law Degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
Michael G. Cooper has spent over 30 years working in the areas of equal opportunity, civil rights, personnel compliance, small, minority and disadvantaged business programming. The last 15 years as the Director of Equal Opportunity and Assistant Office Head Human Resources for the Georgia Department of Transportation. Prior to joining Georgia DOT, he served as Director of Contract Compliance and Equal Employment Opportunity for Fulton County Government and Director for Affirmative Action in Dekalb County Government.
Michael has advised both public and private entities on program development for civil rights, equal opportunity, minority, women and disadvantaged business plans. He has developed written procedures for personnel practices, purchasing guidelines and discrimination complaint investigations. He conducts training classes in the areas of sexual harassment, workplace violence and cultural diversity. His training techniques are a guaranteed learning experience on issues that matter to you today both professionally and personally.
A native of Pittsburgh, Penn., Michael is a graduate of University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Arts, with a double major in Economics and History. He attended graduate school at Atlanta University and obtained two Master Degrees, one in History and one in Social Work Administration. He is listed in Who's Who Among African Americans and Who's Who in Black Atlanta and previously named Community Advocate of the Year.
Mark A. Martin, PhD, MBA, MHA, MA
Lead Consultant & Principal of Martin & Associates Consulting
Mark Martin is a dynamic leader focused on innovation, leadership, and community change. With over 25 years of combined experience in healthcare, financial services, and not-for-profit industries, Martin is known for his passion and exceptional client management skills. He earned a PhD in Leadership & Change from Antioch University and Masters degrees from Pfeiffer University and Antioch University. His seminal research focuses on the role of servant leadership characteristics in creating an environment of empathic care in primary care practices.
Martin specializes in developing strategies for innovation in hospital operations, public health, community medicine, and mergers and acquisitions. Martin began his career in healthcare providing strategic planning, finance, and operational improvement support for hospitals. He also led the development and implementation of a hospital Community Benefit program and has provided leadership for the Chaplaincy Departments at several healthcare facilities. Prior to working in healthcare, Martin served with the Wall Street bond rating agency Moody’s Investors Service.
Among his many activities, Martin has served on a variety of boards and actively supports faith-based non-profits. He enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and daughters.