More about JEFF

Starting off as an award-winning stand-up comic in the late 80’s, Jeff was spotted by Amy Sedaris of Strangers With Candy fame. Amy suggested auditioning for The Second City Theater in Chicago. Jeff is the second youngest performer behind John Belushi to be hired at the renowned Second City theater, home to many other comic luminaries such as Dan Ackroyd, Bill Murray, Gilda Radner, Chris Farley, and Mike Meyers.

Jeff Rogers
Jeff Rogers
Jeff Rogers
Jeff Rogers
Jeff Rogers

In Good Company

Jeff came up the ranks with Steve Carell from The Office, Stephen Colbert from The Colbert Report, SNL & 30 Rock star Tina Fey, Nia Vardalos from My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Keegan Michael Key from Comedy Central’s Key & Peele. As a stand up, Jeff opened for Jay Leno.

Jeff at Chicago Ideas Week

Getting Creative

In 2011 Jeff was the Creative Director for the inaugural Chicago Ideas Week featuring 170 speakers at 60 venues across the city of Chicago. Speakers included: President Bill Clinton, Mayor Bloomberg, CEOs from Redbox, Groupon, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, Time Magazine Managing Editor Richard Stengel, and many more.

Jeff at Red Hat

Strateg-ery

Jeff specializes in understanding his client's strategic goals for an event and then offering out of the box ideas combined with innovative solutions to deliver award winning results.

Awards

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  • W3 Awards

  • Telly Awards

  • Communicator Awards

  • VEMA Awards

  • MPI Paragon Award – Best Meeting Theme

  • USTCRI – Excellence in Marketing Award

Giving Back

Jeff is also active with a number the charitable organizations with an ongoing role as the Co-Host for Cure Autism Now/Autism Speaks annual Oscar Party Fundraiser as well as an active sponsor for JDRF, Charity:Water and the Special Olympics.

Charities