Roger directs the company’s domestic development efforts. He identifies and executes new real estate development opportunities with a focus on mixed-use development of hotel, office, residential, and retail centers. Since 1983, he has been responsible for the programming, design, construction and development of multiple domestic and international Portman Holdings projects. He directed Portman’s efforts in being selected as developer for several significant public/private projects: the Westin Charlotte Convention Center Hotel, the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, the San Diego Intercontinental Hotel and the dual-branded Marriott San Diego Downtown/Bayfront at historic Lane Field. Roger holds a B.S. degree in architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology, a Master’s degree in architecture from the University of Colorado, and an MBA from Emory University. Roger is a member of Urban Land Institute and is also a licensed architect in Georgia and California.