Kate Rogers is the Executive Director of Alamo Trust, Inc (ATI), the private 501(c)3 non-profit organization that manages day-to-day operations and staff at the Alamo. In this capacity, Rogers is responsible for overseeing implementation of the Alamo Plan. A lifelong Texan, Rogers joined the Alamo Trust in March 2021, bringing to the role over 20 years of leadership and a proven record as a change agent experience in the education, nonprofit, and business sectors. Under her leadership, the Alamo Plan has already gained significant momentum, reaching key milestones including San Antonio City Council’s approval of the revised plan in April 2021, the groundbreaking of the Exhibition Hall and Collections Building in August 2021, and the selection of an architectural team to lead the design for the Visitor Center and Museum.
Before joining the Alamo, Rogers was Vice President of Community Outreach & Engagement for the Charles Butt Foundation, where she facilitated community collaboration and alignment to drive systemic change in the areas of early childhood education, K-12 academic achievement, post-secondary success, and workforce development. She has also served as founding President of The Holdsworth Center and Vice President of Communications & Health Promotion at H-E-B where she worked for 19 years. A champion of education reform and workforce development, Rogers also founded the Centers for Applied Science & Technology (CAST), developed SA Works, and created the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards.
Rogers possesses a Bachelor of Science Degree from Texas Christian University, a Master of Public Affairs Degree from the University of Texas at Austin, and is pursuing her doctoral degree at the University of Southern California.