Ms. Melinda Rogers-Hixon presently holds the position of Vice Chair at the Rogers Control Trust, having previously served as Deputy Chair of Rogers Communications for six years. Her tenure at Rogers, which began in 2000, witnessed her progression through various senior roles within the organization. Additionally, she assumed the role of Founder at Rogers Venture Partners from 2011 to 2018, a venture fund company focused on investments in broadband-enabled wireline and wireless companies.

Beyond her contributions to Rogers Communications, Ms. Rogers-Hixon served as Chair of the Jays Care Foundation for 22 years.  Under her leadership the foundation grew significantly, being recognized twice by MLB with the annual Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence and is now known as one of the top 100 charities in Canada according to Charity Intelligence.

Ms. Rogers-Hixon is a founding partner at Generation Trust Advisors, a global consultancy specializing in family enterprises. Her other involvements extend to serving as a Director at Huron University College, University Health Network Foundation, a Leadership Board Member at Cleveland Clinic International, and a Trustee at The Bishop Strachan School.  Ms. Rogers-Hixon has recently become a member of the Advisory Board at Shift25, a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming Canada’s collective mindset to unlock the full potential of our economy through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Ms. Rogers-Hixon holds a B.A. from the University of Western Ontario and an M.B.A. from the Joseph L. Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto. In recognition of her achievements, she was honored with a doctorate from Huron University College at Western University in November 2018.

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