$25 per seat, includes lunch
One table equals eight seats. Online reservations are available until 24 hours prior to the luncheon. Please call 330-247-8682 for last minute reservations.
Meal selection must be made at time of reservation.
- 11:30 am - Will-call tickets available
- 11:45 am - Doors open
- 12:00 pm - Lunch served
- 12:20 pm - Presentation begins
- 1:00 pm - Luncheon concludes
135 South Broadway Street
Akron, OH 44308
about the speaker
Victoria Rogers joined Knight Foundation in May 2015.
Previously, Rogers was the executive vice president of New World Symphony, where she helped set the strategic plan and oversaw all revenue generation, earned and philanthropic as well as marketing and communications for the orchestral academy that prepares distinguished music graduates for leadership roles in orchestras and ensembles around the world.
At New World, Rogers orchestrated the successful $200 million capital campaign for the Frank Gehry-designed campus, one of the world’s most technologically advanced venues for concerts. Before joining New World Symphony, Rogers served as assistant vice president for central development at the University of Miami, where she was the architect of its billion-dollar capital campaign, Momentum.
A native of Louisville, Ky., Rogers lived in Atlanta for 21 years where she held positions in management and development at Georgia State University and was vice president for external affairs at SciTrek, the Science and Technology Museum of Atlanta.
Rogers earned her bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Jacksonville University and a master’s degree in business communications from Georgia State University. She has studied not-for-profit management at Harvard Business School.
Mayor Daniel M. HorriganMayor, City of AkronFebruary 28, 2018
Jewelle BickfordPartner, Financial Advisor, Evercore Wealth Management, LLCMarch 15, 2018
Victoria RogersVice President / Arts, John S. and James L. Knight FoundationApril 19, 2018
André GremilletExecutive Director, The Cleveland OrchestraMay 17, 2018
Paul SchmitzSenior Advisor, Collective Impact ForumJune 21, 2018