Kristen Cooper, CSP
Senior Director, Safety & Risk
Kristen Cooper joined AI Fire in 2020 as the Senior Director of Safety & Risk. She is responsible for managing and enforcing AI Fire’s comprehensive safety, training, and compliance programs across its 20+ offices in the US. With a passion for injury prevention through leadership and partnership, Kristen has over 22 years of safety, claims and risk management experience. She has successfully created safety programs, built sustainable culture and ensured OSHA compliance for a broad range of businesses, including RGIS, Supervalu and Target, where she led safety and compliance for US stores and new store/remodel construction. Earlier in her career, Kristen spent 10 years overseeing workers’ compensation, property and liability claims with Auto-Owners Insurance Company. Kristen also brings operations experience, most recently as VP of Midwest Operations for RGIS, a provider of inventory services.
Kristen holds a BS in Health Science from Grand Valley State University, and is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), as well as a member of the American Society of Safety Professionals. She also holds the following certifications: Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Associate in Claims (AIC), Associate in Insurance Services (AIM), and Associate in ReInsurance (ARe). Kristen enjoys sailing, riding and driving her horse, kayaking, golfing, snowmobiling, travel and spending time with family.