At HelloWallet, Trooper is Senior Advisor for Public Sector Initiatives.
Trooper is the founder of Wise Whisper, a social cause practice helping leaders, companies, and non-profit organizations develop and maximize the effectiveness of initiatives tackling critical social challenges.
Most recently, Trooper served as Deputy Director of Policy to U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama. Previously, Trooper was domestic policy advisor to former U.S. President Bill Clinton at the William J. Clinton Foundation. He also served as communications advisor to the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy and, during a Robert Bosch Foundation fellowship in Germany, worked for Transparency International, an anti-corruption non-profit, and Ashoka, a non-profit supporting social entrepreneurs.
His government service began as a White House policy advisor to Vice President Al Gore and Tipper Gore. His international career began in the United Kingdom as a policy analyst with The Prince of Wales’s Business Leaders Forum. Trooper has an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a graduate degree from the London School of Economics.