Ted Rogers is co-founder of American Industrial Partners, an investment firm focused on companies in the manufacturing and industrial service sectors. He has held leadership positions with a wide variety of corporations. Rogers is widely involved in arts and education organizations. He led the United Way's annual fund drive to a record setting increase in Houston. He served as Chairman of the New York City Ballet and remains Chairman Emeritus; he is currently Chairman of the Theatre for a New Audience and Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of St. John's College. He is also a board member of The New York Society Library. He was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Science. He holds a BS from Miami University, an MBA from Marquette University, and an MA from St. John's College.