John Cook joined EPI as director of finance and administration in April 2006. In this capacity he directs EPI’s finance, accounting, IT, and operations. He has led efforts to upgrade EPI’s infrastructure and operational and financial systems, and also managed the installation and operation of the Institute’s audio/visual systems. Cook was previously the business manager at Community Action Partnership, where he secured the award of and implemented a full association management system. Prior to that he was CFO of the Wild Bird Centers of America, and spent a number of years in real estate development and consulting.

M.B.A., Accounting and Economics, University of Maryland
B.A., History and English, University of Richmond