Mr. Hooper has over 20 years of experience in finance and accounting. He has a wide range of expertise in financial planning, management and compliance within various organizations including United Technologies Corporation (Goodrich) and Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC). He has held various roles of increasing responsibility in the functional disciplines of Government Accounting, Strategic Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions, to his last assignment as an operations Controller of the Americas Region for United Technologies Aerospace. Mr. Hooper prior to entering the field of finance and accounting previously worked for National Health Laboratories (LabCorp) in various roles within the laboratory environment.

Mr. Hooper holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of San Diego, received a BBA from Pacific Lutheran University. Mr. Hooper is an active member of the Texas chapter of Association of Bioscience Financial Officers, and has participated as a member with the Dallas area chapter of Financial Executives International, and the Plano Chamber of Commerce.