Chip Rogers serves as president and CEO of the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). The Association serves as the unified voice of the lodging industry with more than 27,000 members. He previously served as the president and CEO of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA), the largest U.S. hotel owners association. Chip also serves as a member of the Forbes Nonprofit Council, the California Hotel and Lodging Association Board of Directors, and the Community Leaders of America Board of Directors.
Prior to joining AAHOA, Chip had a long career as a public servant. He was elected to the Georgia General Assembly six times and was unanimously elected to serve two terms as the Senate Majority Leader. He was elected the first national chairman of the Majority Leaders conference and served on the national boards of directors for the State Legislative Leaders Foundation, The American Legislative Exchange Council, and Community Leaders of America.
Chip earned his undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech and an MBA from Georgia State University.