Meet Brett M. Cooper

Brett is a widely recognized thought leader and popular speaker on team dynamics, leadership, and emotional intelligence. His energetic, interactive style has been engaging live audiences for years. Now, in the time of COVID-19 and "social distancing," he's adapted that stage presence for virtual conferences too.

Drawing on his experience as President and Co-Founder of Integris Performance Advisors and almost 20 years as an Organizational Health Consultant, Brett always...

  • Engages the audience with thought-provoking questions and fun interactions
  • Challenges people to reflect  on their own behavioral tendencies
  • Demonstrates practical techniques to make relationships the healthiest they've ever been
  • Leaves audiences inspired and ready to make a real impact


Get To Know Brett

Brett is co-author of Solving The People Problem and the visionary President of Integris Performance Advisors, a professional development firm he co-founded to expand the existence of healthy organizations and great places to work. Brett and his team have influenced thousands of people in government, non-profits and corporate America to work together in more productive, more effective and more human ways.

Outside of his role at Integris, Brett dedicates time to serving others in need. He is a volunteer coordinator for the East Bay Stand Down and Stand Down on the Delta, two non-profit organizations serving the needs of San Francisco’s homeless Veteran population. He is also a board member for Partners in Sustainable Learning, whose mission is to bring early childhood education to marginalized communities in the developing world (current projects are underway in Nepal).

Brett earned an MBA in Finance from the Stern School of Business at New York University and a Bachelor's degree in Marketing from San Diego State University. He is married to the love of his life, Maxine, and has two daughters, Sophia and Olivia. When not on the road, he splits time between the San Francisco Bay Area and Salem, OR.

At A Glance

  • Professional Mission: To expand the existence of healthy organizations and great places to work
  • Personal Goal: To serve people in my life (family, friends, clients, colleagues) with passion & respect
  • Philosophy: The best way to get what you want is to help enough other people get what they want
  • DiSC Style: iD
  • MBTI type: ENFP
  • Top Personal Values: Family, Freedom, Service
  • Top StrengthsFinder Themes: Futuristic, Strategic, Achiever, Communication, Woo 

Here's What Participants Have To Say About Brett

"Brett is a high energy speaker who delivers content that really helps people learn, grow, and be challenged to achieve their best."

"I had to use the restroom, but didn’t want to get up and miss any information he had to share.

"We had a dancing presentation following his presentation and he fully participating by getting up in front of the audience and dancing with us.  Others commented on how awesome it was that he was just as engaged as a participant as he was as a speaker.

"He brings information to the audience in a straightforward approach where every person’s communication style is valued."

"He played great upbeat music which totally set the tone for his presentation and the rest of the day."

"He does his homework ahead of time to understand the audience and tailor his message."

"Very motivating!"