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6:45 p.m. Cathedral Commons: Homelessness and Affordable Housing by the Numbers: A Conversation with Rogers Weed
October 30, 2019 @ 6:45 pm - 8:15 pm
Facilitated by Joey Ager, Rogers Weed
Join Rogers Weed as he discusses the latest data highlighting the crisis in affordable housing and its impact on homelessness in King County. Rogers will share the latest results and trends from McKinsey and Company (known as “The McKinsey Report”). McKinsey uses data from a variety of governmental and NGO sources to look at possible causes of the region’s housing crunch. The is the first major update to the report since it was first published in 2017. Rogers chairs the board of Building Changes which works on homelessness in Washington State. He also is angel invests in CleanTech companies. From 2009-2013, he served in Governor Chris Gregoire’s cabinet as Director of the Department of Commerce for Washington State. Prior to that he worked at Microsoft Corporation for sixteen years in a variety of business and general management roles. Rogers received his undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Duke University and his MBA from The Wharton School.