Dr. Kate Rogers currently serves as the Executive Director of the Alamo Trust, the non-profit organization responsible for the daily operations of the Alamo historic site and the implementation of the $400 million Alamo Master Plan.
The first new building associated with the plan – The Ralston Family Collections Center - opened to the public on March 3rd, 2023. During her tenure at the Trust, Kate has successfully kicked off the statewide fundraising campaign with $47 million raised to date, recruited several key staff members, and completed the acquisition of the Donald and Louise Yena Spanish Colonial Collection.
Prior to her time at the Alamo, she served as the Vice President of Community Outreach and Engagement at the Charles Butt Charitable Foundation. Kate graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising and Public Relations from Texas Christian University and received her Masters of Public Affairs degree from the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin. She recently earned her Doctor of Education degree from the University of Southern California.
Kate spent almost 20 years in marketing and communications at H-E-B, one of the largest privately-held retail chains in the country before transitioning to pursue her passion in public education. Prior to joining the Charles Butt Foundation, she served as the founding President of the Holdsworth Center, a leadership institute for public school professionals located in Austin, Texas. Kate also serves on the board of Alamo Colleges Foundation and Early Matters San Antonio and has been named Woman of the Year by the San Antonio Business Journal and the list of top 100 Texans to Watch.