Wed. Feb 21st, 2024

Roger Dancz was the single best influence and mentor to me while at the University of Georgia.

Personal
– Raised in Atlanta, Georgia
– Married 50+ years to Linda Anderson Butts – met at UGA in the Redcoat Band
– Graduate of the University of Georgia – Management Information Systems Degree
Professional Career
Focused on the Marketing and Implementation of “New” Computer Technology
– Accounting and banking software for the largest mainframe computers,
– Launched initial software applications for the first personal computers and first popular Unix computers
– Helped launch the first Blackberries (Mobile devices) with BellSouth
– Guest speaker and panelist for wireless and technology conferences
– Advised several start-up telecom companies with their initial stock offerings
Drum Major/Music Directing
– Drum Major – Therrell High School – Atlanta, GA.
– Drum Major – University of Georgia, Air Force R.O.T.C. Band – 2 years
– Director/Performer – Six Flags Over Georgia – Director of the pit ensemble & show bands – 300+
shows per season / 3 seasons
– Drum Major – Second Time Arounders Marching Band – since 2012-2019
Trombone
– 1st Chair trombone 4 years – University of Georgia Redcoat Band, Concert Band
– United States Air Force Band of the West – Texas
– Air National Guard Band of the South – Georgia
– UGA Redcoat Band Alumni Band – since its inception
– Second Time Arounders Marching Band – Florida – 2008 to 2019
– Northwinds Symphonic Band – Georgia – currently
– Atlanta Trombone Ensemble – Georgia – currently
– Suncoast Concert Band – Florida – currently
– Suncoast Jazz Ambassadors – Florida – currently
– Venice Concert Band – Florida – currently
Hobbies
– Boating, Water sports, Tennis, Travel

Roger Dancz was the single best influence and mentor to me while at the University of Georgia.

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