Roger Riddle was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, and moved from Macon, Georgia, to Akron in 2015. While in Macon, Roger was the Marketing Manager for the Moonhanger Group restaurant group. His first job upon arriving in Akron was to help start-up and handle the daily operations of Unbox Akron – a subscription box service that highlighted local businesses, art, and events. In 2017 he joined ArtsNow as their Digital Content manager – maintaining their websites and social media accounts. In 2018, he joined the Akron-Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau as their Marketing and Social Media Manager. Along the way, he was a fellow with the Niantic Fellowship program, which used their augmented reality apps to highlight and promote four different cities throughout the country, and was the producer and host of the “Akropreneurs” podcast. Now, Roger leads the marketing department at United Way of Summit & Medina as Vice President of Marketing & Brand Management.