Nashville-based Rogers Group Inc. (RGI), the largest privately owned aggregates firm in the nation, has entered its fourth generation of family ownership with Ben L. Rechter (85), great-grandson of company founder Ralph Rogers, being elected as chairman of the board of directors. Ben, son of former RGI president and board member Ben R. Rechter, has enjoyed a long and successful career in the construction materials industry and has served RGI's board for many years. As a former member of Rogers Group management, Ben held many varied positions and was instrumental in the integration and growth of RGI's Arkansas market. In addition to service to the Nashville community, Ben serves as a board member and advisor to other companies in the construction materials industry.
Rogers Group Inc. owns over 60 quarries, 35 asphalt pavement facilities and numerous road-building operations across five states (Alabama, Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee).