Mr. Jim Rogers is Vice President, Army, Special Operation Forces (SOF), and Missile Defense Programs, Corporate Domestic Business Development for Lockheed Martin Corporation. Mr. Rogers is responsible for leading Lockheed Martin’s Army, SOF, and Missile Defense efforts to meet critical warfighting and defense capability requirements across a broad portfolio of programs. In this capacity his responsibilities also include the integration of all activities and programs in the matters of Army, SOF, and Missile Defense and overseeing the operations of 11 business development offices across the United States. The Huntsville AL campus of Lockheed Martin, employs 1,200 personnel that manage and support the United States Army, Missile Defense Agency and National Aeronautics and Space Administration programs, estimated at over $30B.
Mr. Rogers joined Lockheed Martin in January 2013 after completing 34 years of distinguished service in the United States Army. Previously, Mr. Rogers was the Commanding General for the Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Mr. Rogers is a career Ordnance Officer, having served in tactical, operational, and strategic sustainment roles throughout the world. From August 2008 to August 2010, he served as Commanding General of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Ft Bragg, NC, with a forward headquarters in Kuwait. During this period, he supported the drawdown in Iraq and the simultaneous buildup of equipment and troops in Afghanistan. Mr. Rogers served as the Commanding General Joint Munitions Command at Rock Island, IL, from September 2005 to July 2008, supporting all Services with conventional ammunition throughout the world.
Mr. Rogers holds a bachelor’s degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, NY and a master’s degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. Mr. Rogers is also a graduate of the US Army War College.
Mr. Rogers is a native of Brighton, MI. He is married to the former Reba Cypher. They have four children; Jeff, Tom, Matt, and Jessi.