Newswise — BALTIMORE, Md.—Brian Rogers, Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of the T. Rowe Price Group, will deliver the main address at the graduation ceremony of the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School on Thursday, August 6, 2015, at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric in Baltimore.

“Graduation day is the ultimate day for our students. It is a celebration of their hard work and preparation,” said Bernard T. Ferrari, dean of the Carey Business School. “Brian Rogers is a respected leader in the investment industry, and we are pleased to have him deliver our main graduation address.”

Rogers has worked for the T. Rowe Price Group since 1982 and has more than 33 years of investment experience. T. Rowe Price is a global investment management organization with more than $746 billion in assets under management. The organization provides a broad array of mutual funds, sub-advisory services, and separate account management for individual and institutional investors, retirement plans, and financial intermediaries. Rogers has announced that he plans to step down in October 2015 as manager of the $30 billion T. Rowe Price Equity Income Fund.

Rogers is also a member of the Johns Hopkins University Board of Trustees and chairs the board’s investment committee. In addition, he is past chairman of the Archdiocese of Baltimore’s Independent Review Board, chairman of the Greater Baltimore Committee, and a member of the investment committee for Vanderbilt University. He has served on the boards at Gilman School and Roland Park Country School in Baltimore.

Rogers earned his undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Harvard Business School. He is accredited as a Chartered Financial Analyst and a Chartered Investment Counselor.


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