Ed Rogers is the Chairman of BGR Group, a premier bipartisan government relations, strategic communications, and investment banking firm based in Washington, DC. He is also a member of the International Council of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and he serves on the Board of Advisors of the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Mr. Rogers has been involved in political campaigns, lobbying initiatives, private commercial transactions and various legal, and media and market access challenges in the U.S. and in various international markets since the mid-‘90s.
Prior to co-founding BGR Group, Mr. Rogers served in the White House as Deputy Assistant to the President and Executive Assistant to the Chief of Staff. He also served as Senior Deputy to Bush-Quayle Campaign Manager Lee Atwater from 1987 through the general election in 1988. Since 2011, Mr. Rogers has been an opinion writer for the Washington Post. Mr. Rogers received his Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama, where he serves on the President’s Cabinet and is a visiting professor.