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.
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