2016-2017 Season Platinum Partner
Gold Season Sponsors
Silver Season Sponsors
Ms. Ann B. Barshinger · Dr. John & Ms. Susan Garofola · Ms. Linda Holman-Marcks
Dr. William McIlwaine · Ms. Peggy Neff · Dr. Mary Kearns & Dr. Jon Walker · Paul & Judy Ware
Foundation and Grant Support
Meet The Arts at Millersville’s Season Platinum Partner, Rodgers & Associates! Learn what they have to say about their services and dedication to the community below:
“With their fun spirits and passionate support of the community, we are honored to have Rick and Jessy Rodgers, founders of Rodgers & Associates, as a season partner for our fifth season and for the past four years,” says Laura Kendall, Director of the Arts at Millersville. “The support of Rodgers & Associates has allowed artistic experiences to grow and has expanded the audiences for the arts in both downtown Lancaster and on campus. We are able to serve our diverse community and keep the arts accessible to all.”
Rodgers & Associates also supports the Lancaster County Community Foundation’s Extraordinary Give and many other non-profit organizations. Rick Rodgers was recognized by the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce as the 2015 Small Businessperson of the Year award.
Rodgers & Associates was founded by Rick and Jessica Rodgers in 1996 to provide a level of retirement planning services that is more complete than sales firms (e.g., brokerages, banks and insurance companies) do for those who are in the retirement stage of life. Acting as fiduciaries, Rodgers & Associates’ team of financial planners provides a written plan for each client based on their personal goals. In addition to asset allocation and investment choices, they create tax efficient strategies for withdrawals and design a social security strategy. These strategies are aimed at minimizing a client’s current income tax burden while considering their estate tax situation.
In 2005 the firm redesigned their compensation model and became entirely Fee-Only. This changed the dynamic between the firm and their client to one they believe is most directly in line with their clients’ best interests. Because Rodgers & Associates earns no compensation from anyone other than the client and have no relationships either financially or socially with the products they recommend, they are able to offer independent and unbiased advice while limiting potential conflicts of interest. The firm’s goal is to become their client’s CFO and their trusted partner in making any financial decisions; from those as complex as deciding on housing and healthcare for the rest of their lives to those as mundane as how to pay for their next vehicle.
Rodgers & Associates is pleased to support the Ware Center in providing cultural opportunities to the community. The variety of artistic presentations and the Center’s dedication to share these events with many who might not otherwise experience them has reinforced our initial decision to support the Ware Center.