Joe’Mar Hooper, MPA is the Executive Director of 3rd Decade. In this role, he is charged with overseeing the delivery of our mission while ensuring the overall health of the organization. Joe’Mar Hooper comes to 3rd Decade having served nearly 20 years in leadership in the government and non-profit sectors leading departments and organizations specializing in public policy, finance, public safety, and community and economic development. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a Masters of Public Administration.
Joe’Mar believes strongly in community service and the power of mentoring, having served on multiple boards, committees, and taskforces; and is a founding member of MENTOR Greater Milwaukee. Outside of work he enjoys golfing, exercising, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.