Work History

Work History
Jun 2004 - Present

Writer & Publisher

Vision Media Productions

Author, Editor and Publisher of Wax Vainglorious: Volume(s) 1-3; a collection of short fiction, poetry and non-fiction literary works. Writer of numerous literary works published in a variety of media outlets, including "I've Known Rivers" the Museum of the African Diaspora story project. Scholarly paper The Evolution of Shawntae Harris was presented at Vanderbilt University’s "Smoke, Lilies & Jade" Lecture Series. Written various professional communications such as federal grants, website content and policy documents for government agencies and non-profits organizations.Publisher ofthe popularBlog Disguised Limits @ http://disguisedlimits.blogspot.com "The Very Best of Disguised Limits" book is available to buy or download free @www.lulu.com 

Oct 2008 - Oct 2009

Chief Executive Officer

P.E.P. Foundation for the Arts

Provided leadership to the organization after an extended void in the Executive function following the loss of their primary funding source; Developed new fundraising opportunities by establishing an online presence via FaceBook.com and Firstgiving.com; Established corporate fundraising opportunities with partners such as Macy’s; Emerged as a Macy’s Shop for a Cause 2009 sales leader; Developed a unique branding strategy by creating a new logo, slogan and mission statement; Established an internet presence by designing, maintaining and creating all of the content for the official website and by utilizing other major online portals for non-profits; Recruited experts from the private and public sector to form an Executive Committee; Developed the Ethics Policy and created various other key policy; information; and strategy documents. Completed the United Way Volunteer Involvement Program (V.I.P.) www.unitedwayatlanta.org

Sep 2001 - Jan 2006

Real Estate Investor & Developer

Aristocrat Properties

Managed a residential real estate portfolio. Renovated and constructed single and multi-family properties. Negotiated the purchase of vacant properties and land. Managed construction and renovation projects including contractors, materials and budgets. Managed tenant selection, leasing and maintenance. Sold inventory properties; purchase contracts and made acquisition and closing cost bridge loans to create portfolio income. Completed the Real Estate Associate Program www.projectreap.org Clark Atlanta University
Aug 1997 - Oct 2001

Business Development Officer

T. D. Waterhouse

Business Development Officer; T D Waterhouse Investor Services 8/1997 - 10/2001

Advised clients concerning financial markets, economic trends, industry analysis and investment trading. Opened new accounts, gathered new assets and retained transferring accounts and assets. Traded stocks and derivatives for client accounts. NASD/FINRA Registered Sales Supervisor: Performed various branch management; sales management and compliance duties; including approval of all orders and applications.

Education

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics

http://aysps.gsu.edu

Certificate of Concentration in Economics of Urban Growth; Certificate of Concentration inInternational Economics; Project Management Professional Certification;Certificate of Completion in Human Resources Diversity Management

Affiliations

United Way Youth & Education Community Investment Committee

Morehouse College National Alumni Association (Life Member) 

Volunteer Experience

READS Project Volunteer: Hands on Atlanta; READS Project Herndon Elementary School Financial Literacy Volunteer: Operation Hope; Banking On Our Future Program University Community Academy

Summary

Vince Rogers is a highly skilled resource manager and communications consultant; trained in economics, marketing, project management and commercial real estate management.

Board Leadership

Board of Advisors; Campaign for Atlanta 2009 

Alumni Advisory Board; Experience.com