Emily Cooper

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Emily Cooper serves as Executive Assistant to the Foundation’s President and CEO. In this role, she provides direct support to the CEO, supports internal operations, and interfaces with the Foundation’s key collaborators on special projects. 

Emily attended Willamette University in Salem, Oregon where received her Bachelors of Arts in art history. She is proud to have led the first Take Back the Night, a large campus-wide series of programs that work to raise awareness around sexual violence and empower survivors in the healing process, during her time abroad on Semester at Sea.

Prior to joining the Foundation, Emily supported the executive recruiting department of Blue Shield of California and the talent acquisition team at University of California, Office of the President.

Emily.Puterbaugh@blueshieldcafoundation.org