August 26, 2020
Kevin Cooper has been hired as a Developer at Red River Regional Council. With funding provided by the US Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration, Kevin will be leading the economic recovery and resiliency strategic planning in Region 4, which includes Grand Forks, Nelson, Pembina Walsh Counties. Kevin comes to RRRC with nearly 30 years’ experience in economic development and higher education. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Mayville State University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of North Dakota. He earned certifications as an Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) through the National Development Council (NDC), and Strategic Planning Professional (SPP) from the Association for Strategic Planning (ASP). He is a past president of the Economic Development Association of North Dakota (EDND).
Kevin and his wife Doris have three children and live in rural Grand Forks County.