Founder of Paul Rogers & Associates, Paul Rogers first entered politics in 1978, when he was elected to the Utah House of Representatives. In 1982 he was elected to the Utah State Senate. After 10 years of elected service, Rogers began his lobby practice. For the past 27 years, he has been influential in the outcome of numerous state issues related to developing Utah's technology sector, economic development, tax policy, insurance, education, and health care.
In 1984, Rogers directed the successful Bangerter for Governor Campaign. He served over 12 years as a member of the Utah State Board of Regents. He has received many service awards, including the Distinguished Service Award from the Utah Republican Party in 2009. He and his partner, Jeff Rogers, were recognized by UVU for their volunteer efforts in the creation of Utah Valley University. He also received an honorary degree from UVU in 1987. He and his wife, Susan, are lifelong Utah County residents and have eight children.