Kristofer Cooper is Turnberry’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources. In this role, Cooper leads Turnberry’s HR organization for the company and its operating entities, as well as serves on Turnberry’s Executive Committee.
Cooper has more than 20 years of strategic human resources experience across the retail, consumer packaged goods, F&B, professional services, and healthcare industries. Prior to joining Turnberry, he served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources for MorseLife Health System, a 4,500-employee health care provider in West Palm Beach. Cooper led MorseLife’s human resources strategy, internal communications, and strategic planning, which resulted in the company being recognized in 2015 and 2016 by the South Florida Business Journal as a “Best Places to Work.” In addition, Cooper was named 2016 HR Innovator of the Year by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce.
Previously, Cooper directed Burger King Corporation’s recruitment functions as Global Head of Talent Management. There, he headed up management development, succession planning, core skills development, diversity management, and executive feedback/coaching, as well as staffing, leadership, and executive learning. He also lived abroad where he was the head of HR for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Additionally, he led the transformation project for the franchise and company HR operations for North America.
Cooper earned a Master of Business Administration in Marketing from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The Ohio State University.