Cooper Crouse has more than 20 years of experience providing operational and financial advisory services to companies in transition. With an emphasis in line management, operations, quality systems implementation, sales, and marketing, Cooper has helped numerous companies drive operational improvement initiatives to increase profitability and cash flow and reduce working capital.


Prior to Paladin, Cooper was a partner at Corporate Revitalization Partners, CRG and Deloitte CRG, as well as a Vice President with a privately-held Lean Six Sigma consulting firm where he developed curriculum, deployment strategies, and trained clients in Lean Six Sigma at all levels of an organization.


Cooper received his B.S. in Ocean Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and his MBA in Finance from Indiana University.  After graduating from the United States Naval Academy he served in the U.S. Navy as a ballistic missile submarine officer.


B.S. U.S. Naval Academy

MBA Indiana University


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