The Bubbler Executive of the Week

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 10:03 am

Jane Cooper, president and founder of Patient Care, Milwaukee

Name: Jane Cooper

Title: Founder, president and CEO

Company: Patient Care

Company address: 633 W. Wisconsin Ave., Suite 1310, Milwaukee, WI 53203

Company web site: www.patientcare4u.com

Industry: Health care advocacy

Education: B.A. from Augustana College, Rock Island, Ill. and Master’s degree from Western Illinois University

Hobbies and Interests: Running, music, golf, cooking, drinking wine, pilates, travel

Favorite book and/or movie: “Book, Anything by Martha Grimes or P.D. James. Movie, “Blazing Saddles.”

Favorite musician/band: Dr. John

Favorite place to visit/vacation: New Orleans

Favorite local restaurant: Capital Grille

Words to live by: “Everyone has choices – live your life to be happy”

What is your core philosophy for doing business? “Everyone at our company works to create raving fans of our customers.”

Who is your role model and why? “My father is my role model. He was always very positive and willing to take risks in his personal and his professional life.”

What was the funniest thing that has ever happened to you? “Personally, I think ending up back in Wisconsin due to Hurricane Katrina. I grew up in Waukesha. I moved to New Orleans in 1985 and never intended to leave. When Hurricane Katrina hit and the levees broke I knew that the best place to restart my business was Milwaukee and headed north on August 30, 2005. It was unexpected, funny and a very good decision.”

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