Roger Johnson is a connector of people, ideas, and resources. He has over ten years experience in development, having served as development director and major gifts officer at human service, education, and arts organizations in Seattle and Memphis. He has also served on grant committees for Social Venture Partners and Pride Foundation in Seattle. Most recently, he was the chief fundraiser at Ballet Memphis for three seasons. Originally from the northwoods of Minnesota, Roger holds dual Finnish and US citizenship. He has traveled to over 50 countries and graduated from Dartmouth College, studying Classics and Geography. He is very happy to be part of the New Orleans community.