J Melissa Cooper
Recognized Authority in Recruitment
Boston, United States
Executive Vice President
Throughout her career in recruitment and staffing, J. Melissa Cooper has focused on anticipating and meeting her clients' needs. After climbing the ranks to become partner at the firm of Logix, Inc., she cofounded human resources company RezBiz in 2009. For the next four years, J. Melissa Cooper nurtured a corporate culture of compassion and support for job-seeking clients. After the company's sale to Talent, Inc., she turned her focus to her talent search firm, HirePerfect, which she originally cofounded as Back Bay Search. Drawing on certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources, Master Resume Writer, and Certified Professional Resume Writer, as well as a master of science in human resources, Ms. Cooper focuses on reducing clients' time-to-fill metric and finding the best fit for each vacancy. An active member of her professional community, J. Melissa Cooper participates as a member of the Women Presidents’ Organization. As a part of this organization, reserved for presidents of multimillion-dollar companies, Ms. Cooper contributes to roundtable discussions as an advisor on executive search, hiring, and other human resources functions. She plays a key role in the organization's efforts to support women entrepreneurs and promote the success of member organizations. She also serves as an advisory board member of Enterprising Women magazine, in which role she joins an elite group of professionals dedicated to women business owners.