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John Rogers, EdD

Partner and the Education Sector Lead for The Rise Fund

John Rogers is a Partner with TPG’s Rise Fund focused on the Education sector. John led the Rise Fund’s investments in DreamBox, InStride, Teachers of Tomorrow and PresenceLearning and assisted with investments in Renaissance Learning and EverFi. ​

Prior to joining TPG in 2017, John was a founding partner of Bridges Ventures’ U.S. Sustainable Growth Fund, where he led the development of Bridges’ U.S. investment strategy. Prior to his work with Bridges, John was a Partner and Group Head for the Healthcare and Education Group at Gryphon Investors, where he led investments in Accelerated Rehabilitation, Delta Career Education, and Envision. Before joining Gryphon, John was a Vice President at DB Capital Partners, Deutsche Bank’s principal investment arm, where he was an early investor in Sylvan Learning Centers, Strayer University, Concentra Health and Fresenius Medical Care. ​

John began his career in the public and nonprofit sectors, leading the development of innovative public health programs for Alameda County. John holds a B.A. in political science from Yale University, an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a Doctorate in Education from University of Pennsylvania, where his research focused on quantifying the impact of internship participation on the wages of community college graduates.​