Michael Cooper

Managing Director

A founding partner of Kincannon & Reed, Michael worked with clients placing the right leadership for several years. Author and search professional, he brings his experience as a senior executive in the food, agribusiness, and consumer products industries to clients of Kincannon & Reed in the protein and commodities sectors.

Prior to working with Kincannon & Reed, he served as President and CEO of a branded beef products company, Meyer Foods, as President of Perdue Farms’ retail products division, and as SVP & GM of Perdue’s foodservice and international divisions, while concurrently serving as CFO for Perdue Farms’ parent company.

Michael holds a BS in Marketing and an MBA from Arizona State University. He is a CPA (inactive) and CGMA, licensed in Arizona, Maryland and Virginia.