Thomas F. Cooper is a partner in the investment firm of Grantham, Mayo, Van Otterloo and Co. in Boston. Cooper graduated from Oberlin College in 1978 with a BA in mathematics, and went on to the University of California at Berkeley, where he earned an MBA in finance in 1982.
An active and long-time member of the Oberlin community, Cooper has served on the Oberlin College Board of Trustees since 2007. He and his wife, Evon, have two children, both of whom are musicians. The Lincoln, Mass., couple are proud sponsors of the Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition.