Romney and Candace Rogers
Candace and Romney have been married for 44 years and have two sons, Dwight and Romney C. Jr. (Cam), and three grandchildren who they love to spend time with. Candace and Romney both served as co-chairs on the Fort Lauderdale Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee, whichmet annually to gather the community to pray for our City and to hear speakers and testimonies of encouraging words of faith. They also serve as devoted board members for Live the Life South Florida, an organization that gives married couples the tools to solidify and empower their marriage.
After graduating from Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Music in music education, Candace has enjoyed being a piano and guitar teacher for more than 40 years. With her strong background in music, she is a musical influence for the community at her church where she serves invaried ministries and in Bible Study Fellowship, as the pianist and small group leader. She is a board member of Strikeforce 421, a women's giving circle committed to raising funds for non-profit ministries in our South Florida Community. Candace is passionate about Kingdom work and enjoys using her time and musical background to encourage others on their spiritual journey.
Romney is the managing partner at Rogers,Morris & Ziegler LLP, which is the firm his grandfather founded in 1925. Heis an AV-rated attorney whose practice consists of business transactions, realestate, estate planning, probate and trust administration, and litigation in all those areas. Romney is thrilled to have his son Cam, a 4th generation lawyer, as a partner at his grandfather’s firm, where he also emphasizes the firm’s values of giving back to the community. Aside from practicing law,Romney served as a Vice Mayor and City Commissioner for the City of Fort Lauderdale for nine years. During that time, he was awarded Downtowner of the Year by the Downtown Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber, where he had previously served as its Chairman. He is a Hall of Fame inductee of the Broward Education Foundation. Romney is a member of the Broward County Bar Association and Board Member of Habitat of Broward. Previously, he was President of the Stranahan House, Inc., board member for Sheridan House Ministries, and acted as Secretary and Trustee for Fort Lauderdale Police and Fire Pension Fund. He was also the City Attorney for the City of Oakland Park,and a Trustee and Deacon Chair of the First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale.He is a newly elected member of the Orange Bowl Committee. Romney graduated from Rutgers University with an A.B. in Business Administration and went on to earn a J.D. degree at the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University.