John Rogers serves as Executive Vice President and Secretary to the Board of Directors. Mr. Rogers is a member of the Management Committee, the Firmwide Reputational Risk Committee and Co-Chair of the Regulatory Reform Steering Group. He is also the Deputy Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE, Chairman of the Goldman Sachs Foundation and Goldman Sachs Gives. Mr. Rogers joined Goldman Sachs in 1994. He was named Managing Director in 1997 and Partner in 2000.
Prior to joining Goldman Sachs, Mr. Rogers was a Senior Fellow at the Baker Institute at Rice University. He spent a number of years in government service, most recently as an Under Secretary of the United States Department of State. He was also Executive Vice president of the Oliver Carr Company. Earlier, Mr. Rogers served as an Assistant Secretary of the United States Treasury Department and as an Assistant to the President of the United States at the White House. In 1985, he received the Presidential Citizen Medal.
Mr. Rogers is Chairman of the Board of the Atlantic Council and the White House Historical Association. He is also a life trustee of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and a trustee of the board of the American Academy in Rome. In addition, he is a member and served twice as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. He is Chairman Emeritus of the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution.