Rogers to Speak at May Commencement

Posted on Apr 18, 2024 at 8:36 AM

David Rogers to Speak at May CommencementOgeechee Technical College alumnus and 2023 Distinguished Alumni winner, David Rogers, will provide the commencement address at OTC’s graduation ceremony slated for May 9 at 7:00 pm at Hanner Fieldhouse.

David Rogers graduated from Ogeechee Technical College (OTC) in July 2002 earning his Diploma and Associate of Applied Technology in Computer Information Systems. While in college, David began his career with Georgia Technologies as a part-time technician. After graduation, he was given the opportunity to move into a full-time position with Georgia Technologies where he began to utilize the education he received from OTC in the real world. 

In 2007, David was named Chief Operating Officer of Georgia Technologies. Seven years later, in 2014, he was offered equal ownership in the company in recognition of his outstanding work in changing the business model to a Managed IT Services company. This change provided businesses of all sizes the opportunity to obtain affordable and quality information technology services. In 2019, David purchased the company from the other shareholders and became sole owner of Georgia Technologies. 

“We are excited to have David Rogers as our 2024 Ogeechee Tech commencement keynote speaker. David is a wonderful example of how technical education is not only for those looking to enter the workforce, but also for those who may have dreams of owning their own businesses one day,” said Christy Rikard, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.

David is active in the community as a part of the Statesboro Blue Mile Technology Advisory Committee and the OTC Cybersecurity Advisory Committee. He serves as a volunteer coach for various recreation and competitive sports teams and is a Sunday School Teacher in his local church. He was recognized for his expertise when he won Best in the Boro in 2022 for Computer Service. 

The Ogeechee Technical College commencement ceremony will take place at 7:00 pm on May 9 at Hanner Fieldhouse. Associates degrees, diplomas, technical certificates of credit, and Georgia High School Equivalency diplomas will be awarded at the annual ceremony.

About Ogeechee Technical College:

Ogeechee Technical College (OTC) is a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia. OTC provides studentā€centered academic and occupational programs and support services at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels. OTC utilizes traditional and distance education methodologies in state-of-the-art facilities while supporting adult education, continuing education, and customized business and industry workforce training. Visit for more information.

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