Valerie Cooper has extensive experience in Program and Project Management, Quality Assurance Management, and Resource Management. She is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with expertise in the Information Systems, Manufacturing, State and Local Government, Federal Government, and Healthcare industries. Valerie started her career as a developer before moving into leadership roles. In a leadership capacity, she has led teams internationally, relying on strong planning, communications, collaboration, and execution skills to overcome time zone and language barriers. She is an excellent communicator, able to interpret and bridge technology and business goals to move her teams towards solutions. She has a solid background in successful program implementations ranging from hosting migrations to software development.  Understanding the importance that solid testing and continual quality improvement to the overall success of projects, Valerie has also taken on Test Director and Test Management assignments along her career path.

Valerie joined FRG in 2015.  Prior to joining FRG, Valerie was a Program and Project Manager for HP.  She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Virginia Tech, with a minor in Statistics.