Roger serves as managing partner for Deloitte’s New York office, overseeing the firm’s largest office, composed of more than 6,000 professionals. In this role, he is responsible for driving business growth, facilitating a multidisciplinary approach toward serving clients, leading corporate citizenship strategy, and creating and modeling a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture.
Roger is a transformational leader who is widely recognized for his strategic impact and passion for Deloitte’s people and the community. He has been making an impact on diversity, equity, and inclusion at Deloitte and in external roles throughout his career. With more than three decades of professional services experience, Roger leads by example in advocating for his teams, social fairness, and equal opportunity, and he is committed to developing industry practitioners, next-generation leaders, and seasoned executives.
As a senior Audit & Assurance partner, Roger specializes in providing professional services to alternative investment vehicles across a diverse client base, including large, complex investment advisers, partnerships, private equity funds, hedge funds, mortgage REITs, commodity pools, and funds of funds. He teams across service lines and sectors to provide solutions to clients and assists them in understanding the various regulatory, structural, and operational frameworks for the industry. Roger has had the pleasure of speaking at numerous industry conferences and he has been quoted in alternative investment-management industry publications, as well.
Roger is a long-standing supporter of various nonprofit organizations that focus on academic acceleration and improvement for underserved youth. He currently serves as the chairperson of the Harlem YMCA board of directors and chairperson of the Black Achievers in Industry steering committee.
Roger also participates in leadership activities with various other professional organizations, including The Accountant’s Coalition, Baruch College Fenwick Dean’s Advisory Council, the Business Council, and the Deloitte Professional Practice Network Advisory Council. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the National Association of Black Accountants, as well as The Economic Club of New York, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, and Greater New York Chamber of Commerce.Roger received a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Columbia University, a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting from Baruch College, and is a Certified Public Accountant in New York.