Roger Ford is a native of Fords Branch, Kentucky. A business executive with a combined 25 years’ experience in business and government, focused on rural energy development and rural public policy. He is past president of the Kentucky Hemp Growers Association and a past partner with the National Hemp Growers Cooperative, as well as a Honorary Kentucky Colonel and Kentucky Admiral.
Roger is a graduate of the University of Pikeville with a B.A. in History and Political Science and a Master of Arts in National Security with a concentration in Middle Eastern Studies from The American Military University. He completed his master’s thesis on “Threats to the National Power Grid”. He hosts “Kentucky Crossroads”, a podcast which focuses on current issues facing rural Kentucky.