Meet The Owners
Ohio transplant turned NYC native, since moving to NYC in 1994, Scott Brush has evolved into the consummate New Yorker. Armed with a Master of Fine Arts degree in Communications and Drama from The University of New Orleans and a BFA in Electronic Media from The University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music, Scott has worked as an actor, an Off Broadway Producer and for The Fireman Hospitality Group. Scott’s true passion, Proctors, Inc. developed out of a New York City testing opportunity to work as an independent contractor for a National Certification Organization in 2007. Exam after exam, drawing from life experience and academic experience, Scott saw the opportunity for change within the industry. To gain experience and wisdom, keeping a home base of New York City, Scott headed out into the field administering exams across the United States. His ability to connect professional proctors with clients in need of standardized administrations was the spark that created Proctors, Inc., the only recruiting agency of its kind. Culling from his degrees and life experience as an actor, producer and Head Proctor, Scott has developed a keen sense of what it takes to create the ultimate testing experience connecting clients with professional Proctors adept at administering exams for multiple certifications. With security and confidentiality of the utmost importance, Proctors, Inc. continues to diversify, meeting new clients in different genres and coupling them with experienced Proctors, bringing everyone together for unparalleled successful exam administrations.
Owner/ Vice President
Massachusetts born, Jesse Cooper has called NYC home since 2000. Now celebrating ten years at Proctors, Inc. Jesse has found himself currently enjoying the sunny vibes of Palm Harbor, Florida. After attending The University of Hartford for a degree in Musical Theater, Jesse toured internationally with Disney Cruise Lines from Italy to the Caribbean before settling in New York City. Through teaching, writing, and producing theatrical readings, Jesse met Alycia Aumuller who offered to cast an Off Broadway Production of Penny 4 Eyes Rock and Roll Show. After the run of the show Jesse was hired to work at Alycia Aumuller casting. Ultimately, working his way up to partner in the business, Jesse cast a litany of corporate national commercial campaigns including: AT&T, AXA Financial, Budweiser, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Disney, General Mills, Ikea, Julliard, JP Morgan, Lending Tree, Nordstrom, The Partnership for a Drug Free America, The Suzie Ormon Show, Sears, Tide, United Health Care, Verizon, and Wal-Mart. Jesse found his strengths lie in connecting with and communicating with people, actors, and clients through proper preparation. During that time Scott Brush, needing a last minute replacement proctor, asked Jesse to accompany him as an assistant to a National Certification Exam, and the rest is history. After administering hundreds of exams from 2008 onward, in 2009 Jesse joined Scott in forming Proctors, Inc. Jesse’s entertainment casting training and NYC experience mirrored the skills needed in sourcing and recruiting Proctors for locations in all 50 states, Guam, and Puerto Rico. With thousands of exams staffed and administered in the United States each year and as Proctors, Inc. expands, Jesse in tandem with Scott, continue to strive for time conscious, security based, customer service experienced proctors no matter where the location.