Roger D. Barker joined the Buffalo Rock Company in 1977 as Operations Manager of the Gadsden, Alabama franchise.
A Heflin, Alabama native, Roger became Corporate Controller for the Company in August, 1980. He was appointed Treasurer in 1982, and Vice President and Treasurer in 1983. In 1996, he was promoted to Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in December of 2006.
Roger was born April 18, 1947. He attended Auburn University before becoming Medicare Auditor for Blue Cross and Blue Shield in 1969. He then served as an auditor for Klein, Harwood & Lambert, CPAs from 1970 - 1972, before moving to the position of Controller and Assistant General Manager for Dixie Dr Pepper Bottling Company, a position held until 1977.
Roger has been a participant in the NSDA Financial Management Workshop and attended numerous management and computer courses. He currently is on the Board of The Banc in Birmingham, Alabama, serves on their Compensation Committee, Nominating Committee, and is Audit Committee Chairman. Roger also serves on the Make-A-Wish Foundation Advisory Board.
Roger and his four children; Kristi, Wesley, Kendall and Kathryn, live in Birmingham. Roger is a member of Meadow Brook Baptist Church.