Regional leadership for lasting impact with Michael Rogers | Changemaker
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Michael Rogers, Former Executive Director of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG). Prior to his appointment at COG, Mr. Rogers enjoyed a distinguished career as City Administrator and Deputy Mayor for Operations for the District of Columbia, was Director of the Mayor’s Office of Contracts/Chief Procurement Officer for the City of New York and Vice President/Municipal Services for Ogden Services Corporation.
- Michael Rogers on how growing up during the Civil Rights movement impacted his leadership.
- Why and how Michael Rogers went against unethical contracting practices in New York.
- How Michael Rogers helped increase the impact and relevance of Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG)
- Michael Roger’s advice on how leaders can leave an impactful legacy.
Also mentioned in this episode:
Marion Barry, former Mayor of Washington DC
Ron Brown, former US Secretary of Commerce
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