Ross Cooper

Corrections building industry veteran Ross Cooper recently joined Kitchell CEM as operations manager in the company’s San Jose, Calif., office, bringing more than 40 years of experience in overseeing all phases of multimillion-dollar construction projects. Kitchell has a deep portfolio of work in justice and juvenile facilities, primarily from its decades-long engagement with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). The Sacramento, Calif.-based company considers Cooper’s deep knowledge of virtually every aspect of justice building and meticulous planning acumen to be great attributes as it grows its portfolio.