Seth Cooper received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and a B.S. degree in Mathematics from South Dakota State University in 2008. Seth began his career at Rockwell Collins as a High School Student Intern in 2001, continuing as an Engineering Co-op during his time at SDSU. Upon graduating from SDSU, Seth moved into Systems Engineering at Rockwell Collins, working on both military and commercial programs, including: Embraer’s KC-390, Bombardier’s CSeries, and Beechcraft King Air. While at Rockwell Collins, Seth earned an M.S. in Engineering Management, along with Graduate Certificates in Systems Engineering and Design of Experiments from the University of Dayton.
Seth took a position at Garmin in 2013, where he began as an Aviation Program Coordinator/Manager for the Cessna Citation Latitude and then the Embraer Phenom programs. Seth has since moved into a Lead Aviation Program Engineer/Manager position at Garmin, where he manages G5000H programs and is responsible for new program pursuits and developments.
Outside of his professional work, Seth is an active volunteer within his community and church. He has a loving wife Marsha, and two young and active boys, Chris and Henry.