Sumter native elected to college's board

FROM STAFF REPORTS
Posted 1/25/18

Willie Cooper Jr., a Sumter native and 1977 graduate of Mayewood High School, has been elected to serve on the Presbyterian College board of trustees.

Cooper received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an …

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Willie Cooper Jr., a Sumter native and 1977 graduate of Mayewood High School, has been elected to serve on the Presbyterian College board of trustees.

Cooper received a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from Presbyterian College in 1981, according to a news release from the college.

"I consider this opportunity to serve on the board of trustees of my alma mater to be both an honor and a privilege," Cooper said. "I look forward to the opportunity."

Cooper, a certified public accountant, has served as an independent accounting and finance consultant since 1996. He has a wide range of experience in the public accounting, nonprofit and professional services sectors, among others.

Cooper has held controller and CFO roles for sports technology, manufacturing and financial services firms.

Before becoming an independent consultant, Cooper conducted division audits for a large regional bank and internal audits for a large financial services company. He also developed and implemented accounting and operations policy and procedures for a financial services firm and led an accounting systems and software installation and implementation.

Presbyterian College is a 240-acre campus in Clinton, between Columbia and Greenville.