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James D Rogers

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Name  James Rogers
Role  Executive
James D. Rogers wwwkoapressroomcommediajamesrogersjpg
Education  University of California, Berkeley

James D. "Jim" Rogers (1949?-) is the President and CEO of Kampgrounds of America (KOA). He currently lives in Billings, MT and Reno, NV. Rogers got the job at KOA and stayed for two years before heading to UCLA to complete a master's degree in business administration. After a couple of years as general manager of a South Lake Tahoe resort, he went to work for Harrah's Entertainment Inc. in 1978, eventually becoming senior vice president and general manager of Harrah's Reno in 1994. Then, in January 2000, he returned to KOA as president and chief executive officer.

Scouting

Rogers became an Eagle Scout in Greenbrae, California in 1965 and a recipient of the Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Nevada Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America in Reno, Nevada in 2002. Scouting's values play an important role in this entire family. He has a wife, Sandy, and three sons: Ben, Judd, and Tyler; all three are Eagle Scouts. Rogers is the brother of T. Gary Rogers, who is also an Eagle Scout and Distinguished Eagle Scout. Their brother Don is also an Eagle Scout; as are seven of their sons, for a total of 10 Eagle Scouts across two generations of this family.

Rogers is a member of the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America, the organization's governing body.

References

James D. Rogers Wikipedia


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