Joseph W. Rogers, Jr

Joseph W. Rogers, Jr.

Joe W. Rogers, Jr. has been the Chairman of the Board of Waffle House, Inc. since 1973. He joined Waffle House in 1961 and was promoted to Vice President of Finance/Operations in 1971. He served as CEO of Waffle House, Inc., from 1973 to 2012.

He graduated from Georgia Tech in 1968, and from Harvard University with an MBA in 1971.

Joe is currently serving as a Trustee of Woodruff Arts Center, is a member of the Board of Trustees of Georgia Research Alliance, and is a member of Georgia Tech Foundation Board of Trustees. He has served as past Director of SunTrust Bank (Atlanta), is a past member of Board of Directors of Grady Memorial Hospital Corporation, and is the former Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.