Roger is the Vice President of the Accelerant Venture Capital Fund, an Initiative of the Dayton Development Coalition. Mr. Edwards works closely with regional entrepreneurs, providing both the business and technical guidance needed to assist with developing and commercializing new solutions within a variety of different markets. Mr. Edwards began his career with Huffy Corporation within their internal audit department, and then joined Ernst & Young leading audit and review engagements for publicly and privately owned companies in the Dayton, Cincinnati, Columbus, Ohio areas. Mr. Edwards later served as a Senior Director of Product Management and Software Development for Reynolds & Reynolds, a Fortune 1000 Technology based company headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. Since 2005, Mr. Edwards has started various business advisory teams within the Dayton Region specializing in business management, operations, as well as managing new solution introductions to the market with private equity. Mr. Edwards is a Certified Public Accountant within the State of Ohio, and holds a dual major in Accountancy and Finance from Wright State University.