Portrait of Executive Director William Kenneth “Ken” Cooper.

After more than 40 years of service to the Mission, George Verley retires. Former Mission Chief Operating Officer William Kenneth Cooper takes the helm. With a background that includes corporate leadership experience at Ecolab, Mr. Cooper helps to build a more attractive, professional and rewarding work environment for Mission employees. Under his leadership, several notable new programs are added, including Asian Ministries and the Gateway Program for ex-offenders.

Photos courtesy of the Union Gospel Mission.