John Rogers serves as Executive Vice President, the firm’s Chief of Staff and Secretary to the Board of Directors. He oversees Executive Administration and is responsible for the firm’s corporate affairs functions, including public, investor and government relations, as well as corporate engagement. Mr. Rogers is a member of the Management Committee, Firmwide Client and Business Standards Committee and Firmwide Reputational Risk Committee. He is also Chairman of the Goldman Sachs Foundation. Mr. Rogers joined Goldman Sachs in 1994. He was named Managing Director in 1997 and Partner in 2000.
Previously, Mr. Rogers served as Under Secretary of State for Management at the US Department of State from 1991 to 1993. From 1988 to 1991, he was Executive Vice President of the Oliver Carr Company. Earlier, Mr. Rogers served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury from 1985 to 1987 and as an Assistant to the President of the United States at the White House from 1981 to 1985. In 1985, he received the Presidential Citizen Medal.
Mr. Rogers is Chairman of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, Chairman of the Board of the Atlantic Council, a life trustee and treasurer of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, and Vice Chairman of the Board of the White House Historical Association. Mr. Rogers is also Vice Chairman of the Board of the American Academy in Rome and a member and Chairman Emeritus of the Advisory Board of the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution.