Kristie Lohmeier

Jim Cowper Accepts Presidential Position with Leading Veteran Owned Company - Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI)



Waterford, MI – April 24, 2015 – A veteran owned company with a mission that includes targeting, recruiting and placing veterans, Contract Professionals, Inc (CPI) promoted Jim Cowper to act as president. &nbsp Returning to CPI in 2012 as vice president, Jim focused on business development, as well as on mergers and acquisitions.   Today he inherits a strong, experienced team with rock-solid domain expertise in the technical human capital industry, with a focus on engineering and information technology.


“As a veteran owned business, employing over 700 professionals in 2014, which included more than 130 veterans, CPI is in a perfect position to create double digit growth in 2015,” said Cowper. &nbsp “It’s a privilege to lead CPI, and I look forward to helping instill growth in our Michigan and Arizona market places.”


CPI has a rich 33-year history, as a leader in the technical staffing industry.   Jim originally joined the firm in 1984 and worked there until 1986, laying the foundation for the early growth at CPI.   Jim departed and held a long career at TAC Worldwide Companies in Detroit, MI.   As the senior vice president, he launched the $125 million TAC Automotive Group, and he ultimately led the $250 million US and UK engineering service business.


“The opportunity to lead CPI, as a veteran owned, DOD supplier is tremendous.   The market place is expanding and our 33 years of knowledge and experience positions us for growth,” said Cowper.


Steve York, CEO and founder is thrilled to have Jim as President.   “Jim is a CPI original.   He understands our culture and our industry.   He has stepped into the position, as if he never left.   I am excited to work with Jim to expand the CPI foot print and put my fellow veterans to work.” 








ABOUT CPI Contract Professionals, Inc. (CPI) was established in 1982. CPI is a privately held, veteran owned Michigan corporation headquartered in Waterford, Michigan with a branch office in Scottsdale, Arizona. For more information please visit www.cpijobs.com. #CPIJobsInc