Troy Cooper is a lifelong resident of Naperville. A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Troy spent 12 years working at the Naperville family-owned John Greene Realtor helping families buy and sell homes in the community. He also is the founder and owner of Naperville Kayak, which has a mission to expand outdoor recreational opportunities in the Naperville area. Naperville Kayak currently offers kayak rentals and instruction in the Naperville paddleboat quarry through a private-public partnership with the Naperville Park District. Troy resides in Naperville with his wife Kymberly and his three young children, Nolan, Bennett and Vivian.