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Episode 84: A Chat with Mark Rogers (’94, LD ’12)

November 17, 2022 | 146 views

Welcome to Episode 84 of The Darlington Podcast! 

In this episode, Cassidy Carter, director of development in the Advancement Office, talks with Mark Rogers ('94, LD '12), deputy general counsel at Mohawk Industries. They chat about Rogers' career, from serving the military to practicing law. He offers career and life advice that he shared with Darlington students at Career Day 2022, and talks about how his Darlington experience shaped his path as an adult. 

Cassidy Carter has served as director of development in the Advancement Office since 2022. She holds a B.S. in Health Promotions from the University of Georgia and has 15 years of experience working in development for nonprofits. She has spent the last 11 years with Floyd Healthcare Foundation, where she served as donor relations coordinator, annual gifts coordinator and, most recently, development officer. A graduate of Leadership Rome and soon-to-be graduate of Leadership Georgia, Carter is also a former commissioner for the Georgia Commission for Community Service and Volunteerism.

Mark Rogers serves as the deputy general counsel for Mohawk Industries. At Darlington, he was a six-year day student and was involved in band, the Jabberwokk yearbook staff and played on the soccer team. After graduating, he attended the University of Virginia, where he enlisted in the U.S. Army. He graduated as a 2nd Lieutenant, and served in the Army for four years as an armor officer. Following his military service, he attended law school at Emory University and has been practicing law for over 15 years. Rogers also serves on the Darlington Alumni Council. 

About Darlington Connects:Darlington Connects

Every member of the Darlington Community has countless Darlington connections, especially in the work world. By supporting each other's careers and life goals, we are better connecting our students, alumni, parents, parents of alumni, and grandparents.

  • Share more about your career in a Darlington Connects spotlight on our website or social media
  • Lend your expertise to a current student or recent graduate
  • Connect with others in your field or your geographic area via our Alumni Directory or our Darlington Connects group on LinkedIn
  • Volunteer to be one of our guest speakers at Career Day

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The Darlington Podcast is a collaboration between the communication and advancement teams, and is hosted by various members of the school community. Episodes are released each Thursday morning and available on most podcast platforms (search for The Darlington Podcast in your podcast player). Once new episodes are posted, you'll also be able to find them at www.darlingtonschool.org/podcast. Please subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts so that you'll get the latest episode each week! 

The Darlington Podcast intro music was written and performed by Elliot Luitwieler ('22) and Kathryn Davidson ('22). Andrew Beckman, middle grades science teacher, lends his voice, and editing and production is handled by Maddie Chastain, content manager.

If you have ideas for future episodes or have any questions about The Darlington Podcast, please email communications@darlingtonschool.org