A native of Cleveland, Jeff Rogers graduated from Cleveland High School. Jeff went on to attend Cleveland State, where he said he became prepared for the next steps in his education. His next steps were the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where Jeff graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Accounting. Later, Jeff received a Master of Ministries degree from Covington Theological Seminary.
Wholesale Supply Group, where Jeff serves as the President and CEO, has been a part of Cleveland’s community for over 77 years. As one of the top 200 plumbing and electrical distributors in the nation, Wholesale Supply Group has 32 branches located in five states. Jeff indicates his goal is to not only be an employer and provider for families in the area, but to also make a difference in the local community they serve. Wholesale Supply has been and is currently involved with the Boys & Girls Club of Cleveland, Bradley/Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Habitat for Humanity, BEST partner with Stuart Elementary, Taylor Elementary, Parkview Elementary, and Isaiah 117 House. They are also active in the Ocoee Region Builders Association.
Jeff’s “community first” lifestyle was instilled in him because of the example set by his father, Lloyd Rogers. This mindset has carried on in Jeff’s community involvement and lifestyle. He is a (former) member of Rotary Club, served on the board of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Ocoee Region, and is a past president of the Sertoma Club. He is also a volunteer for the Cleveland Community Kitchen and People Helping People in Benton. As the founding pastor, and current associate pastor of Living Water Community Church and co-founder of Living Water Missions International, Jeff gives praise for his success to Jesus Christ and those who have invested and impacted in his life. Jeff is also the former Pastor of Missions and Young Adults, First Baptist Church and is involved with the Cleveland Emmaus Community.
Jeff and his wife, Desty, have five children, Joshua Rogers, Chelsea Bell, Jake Baggs, Jeremy Baggs and Jamie Rogers. They have two grandchildren, Ivie and Violet Rogers.