As Deloitte’s New York Managing Partner, Roger supports the firm’s largest office by overseeing more than 6,500 professionals. This includes driving business growth, facilitating a multi-disciplinary approach towards 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, technical savvy, and passion for our people and the community. With more than three decades of professional services experience, Roger leads by example in advocating for his teams, social fairness, and equal opportunity, and Roger is committed to developing industry practitioners, next generation leaders, and seasoned executives.
As a Senior Audit and 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. Roger 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. During his career, Roger has worked with advisors in establishing domestic and offshore funds and in structuring their alternative investment organizations. Furthermore, Roger has hands-on experience in conducting regulatory reviews, operational reviews, due diligence assessments, and performance reviews. Roger has had the pleasure to speak at numerous industry conferences and has been quoted in alternative investment management industry publications.
Roger has been making an impact on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in both his internal and external roles throughout his career. Roger is a long-standing supporter of various nonprofit organizations that focus on academic acceleration and improvement for youth. Roger currently serves as the Chairperson of the Harlem YMCA Board of Directors and Chairperson of the Black Achievers in Industry Steering Committee, and he also serves on the Board of Directors of A Better Chance. In addition, Roger participates in leadership activities with various other charitable organizations.