MV Transportation Inc. announced that board member John Rogers has been named MV's interim CEO, effective immediately, while the board conducts a CEO search process.
Rogers, an entrepreneur and an expert on public policy and government affairs, has been a member of the MV board of directors since September 2015. He succeeds Brian Kibby, CEO since January 2015.
During Rogers' 30-year career, he has founded and successfully built companies in the public policy and national security industries. He is the co-founder and current CEO of Capstone National Partners, a Washington, D.C.-based government relations firm. John is also the founder and CEO of RL Leaders, a leadership and management firm that convenes the brightest minds from the entertainment industry to work with national security professionals to develop and apply creative, innovative strategies, and solutions to the nation's most pressing challenges.
Rogers will be taking a leave of absence from these current positions to focus full time on the MV engagement. He serves as a member of the board of directors for Vendini, a technology company that provides ticketing, marketing, fundraising, and patron management solutions.
In 1993, Rogers was appointed by then-President Bill Clinton to several posts at the U.S. Department of Defense, including principal deputy asst. secretary of defense, legislative affairs, and deputy asst. secretary, plans and operations.
Rogers is a founding executive board member of the Coalition for the Advancement of Medical Research and served as vice chair of the Parkinson's Action Network. Rogers is the chairman of the board for the Brain Aneurysm Foundation and also serves on the board of the Association for the Recovery of Children.
"Helping customers solve their challenges and navigating through this transformative period in the transportation space is hugely exciting to me," Rogers said.