Chip Rogers

Chip Rogers

Senior Advisor

William “Chip” Rogers joined Ervin Graves as a Senior Advisor in March 2024. Previously, he served as President and CEO of the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) from 2019 to 2024 and President and CEO of Asian American Hotel Owners Association from 2015 to 2019.

Chip has received numerous awards as an Association leader and advocate. He was named “Top Lobbyist” by The Hill in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, “Small Business Defender of the Year” by Job Creators Network, and “Most Influential People in Washington” by Washingtonian Magazine in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023. He also received the ECPAT-USA Freedom Award in 2021 for his tireless work to help stop human trafficking.

Under Chip’s leadership, AHLA was named a “100 Associations That Will Save the World” by ASAE, was honored with the White House “Presidential Award for its Pledge to America’s Workers” and recognized with the PR Week Purpose Awards 2020.

Before his association leadership roles, Chip served in the Georgia General Assembly. He was elected to office six times and was unanimously elected twice to serve as Senate Majority Leader.

Chip earned his undergraduate degree from Georgia Tech and his MBA from Georgia State.