Taylor Michelle Cook is half of Coseppi Partnership. Taylor completed her Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science at Hollins University in 2004. In 2008 she completed her Master of Arts in Economics and a Master of Public Administration at the University of Montana. In 2007 Taylor worked with the Research and Evaluation Division of BRAC in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which culminated in her graduate thesis Untapped Resources: How Underdeveloped Gender Empowerment Constrains Development Potential in Bangladesh (PDF). Prior to the formation of Coseppi Partnership, Taylor worked in Austin, Texas, for the Office of the Governor and the Texas Health and Human Services Commission as a healthcare policy analyst.
James Adam Seppi is the other half of Coseppi Partnership. In 2007, James graduated from the University of Maryland with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering and a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese. After working as an analyst consultant for Accenture, James attended the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering graduate program at the University of Texas at Austin. James performed research on hydrologic information systems, culminating in his thesis, A services stack architectural model for the CUAHSI-HIS (PDF), and earning a Master of Science in Engineering.
During his graduate studies, James was an active member in the Greater Austin Chapter of Engineers Without Borders, holding the position of IT Chair for the chapter and traveling to Panama for a water aqueduct implementation project.