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Jonah's Story

The Journey to The Possible


Jonah Cooper, Jr. is a community-minded educational entrepreneur with a passion for developing innovative non-traditional strategic alliances to achieve shared organizational goals within new, established and emerging markets. 

Jonah’s unique professional history and experience in developing productive relationships with the leadership of major corporations to form workforce partnerships led to the 2017 establishment of Jonah Cooper Jr LLC.  Throughout his career, his interpersonal skills and long-term associations amassed Jonah a diverse and wide-ranging national talent pool of consulting subject matter experts in the fields of: education & training, workforce development, energy & utilities, telecommunications, information technology, real estate & construction, supplier development, business engagement,  personnel services, manufacturing, healthcare, non-profit management, entrepreneurship, music, legal services, curriculum development and diversity training.

He played the lead role in identifying and managing relationships and driving revenue growth while developing new programs in the broader areas of encouraging diversity and inclusive organizations.  By developing business plans to summarize strategic, financial and service value for entire organizations and for key departments and service lines, he also cultivated, promoted, marketed and sold executive education training programs in assigned portfolios to senior leaders of corporations and non-profit organizations within the public and private sector.

Jonah honed his business skills as:

  • Director of Business Engagement for Rowan College at Burlington County

  • Director of Business Development for the Rutgers University Division of Continuing Studies

  • Independent Consultant for Rutgers University’s Institute for Executive Leadership and Diversity

  • Independent Consultant to the National Minority Supplier Development Council

  • Founder of Worldwide Virtual Academy Inc.

  • Director of Business Development for the New Jersey Redevelopment Authority

  • Executive Director of the Moorestown Ecumenical Neighborhood Development Corporation

In his limited spare time, Jonah is a professional pianist and uses music as a conduit to relaxation and inspiration as well as innovation and negotiations.

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