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Ariel Investments’ John W. Rogers Jr. Shares His Journey and Insights at SIU Carbondale Event

BySamantha Nguyen

Apr 3, 2024
The Paul Simon Institute at SIU welcomes prominent business executive from Chicago

On April 11, 2024, the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host a visit from John W. Rogers Jr., a leading Chicago business executive. The event will take place at 5 p.m. in the SIU School of Law Auditorium, Room 120, with a reception planned from 4 to 5 p.m. in the law school’s formal lounge.

Rogers is the founder and co-CEO of Ariel Investments, the first Black-owned asset management firm in the United States, managing nearly $15 billion in assets. Shaw expressed eagerness to hear about Rogers’ successful career and his contributions to the community. The conversation will focus on Ariel Investments’ pioneering concepts such as active patience, independent thinking, focused expertise, and bold teamwork. Additionally, Rogers will offer suggestions for SIU students preparing for their professional careers.

The event is open to all interested attendees and registration is not required but recommended for those who wish to submit questions for Rogers through the registration form or via email to paulsimoninstitute@siu.edu. More information on upcoming events and past speakers at the institute is available on their website or by contacting them directly.

By Samantha Nguyen

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