Mr. Rogers is responsible for setting MAC’s strategic direction and for the acquisition, management, and disposition of each investment. Prior to founding MAC, Mr. Rogers co-headed Rockwood Capital’s Los Angeles office, overseeing new debt and equity investments and various portfolio assets. Prior to Rockwood, Mr. Rogers managed acquisitions and structured financing of land development and homebuilding projects at Hearthstone, Inc. He began his real estate career in Credit Suisse’s Real Estate Investment Banking Group after graduating with his MBA from Duke University. Born and raised in Ontario, Canada, Mr. Rogers earned his Bachelor of Arts, with Honours, from Queen’s University, and started his professional career in Japan. He served for four years on the Board of Directors of KIPP:LA, a nonprofit organization that operates public charter schools in under-resourced communities in Los Angeles ( and currently serves on the Board of Directors of Orenda Education, a thought partner for public school districts and schools seeking innovative, practical, and effective solutions that accelerate student learning and achievement.