Roger Custer

Director of Major Gifts

Roger Custer is the Director of Major Gifts at the Institute for Humane Studies. Under his leadership as CEO of America’s Future Foundation from 2011-2017, AFF’s impact, programs, and budget grew steadily.  He is a 2012 graduate of the Koch Associate Program and a 2014 recipient of the William F. Buckley, Jr. Award from the Young Conservatives Coalition.  His background includes a BA at Ithaca College, an MPA in nonprofit management at George Mason University, and service as Conference Director at Young America’s Foundation. He lives in Virginia with his wife and kids. In his free time, he advises other non-profits, plays clarinet in local ensembles, and serves as a deacon at McLean Presbyterian Church.