Roger and his wife Sally currently reside in Mount Vernon, Illinois where he is president and CEO of the Tedrick Group, a risk management and commercial insurance firm. He is also past president of Jefferson County Development Corporation and a partner in two Illinois-based firms, Illinois Minerals, LLC and Illinois Methane, LLC. 

Roger has served in many volunteer capacities at Southern Illinois University, current president of the SIU-C Foundation, past Director of the SIU Alumni Association, a past member of the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees, where he served as Board Chairman for seven years. 

Roger graduated SIU-C in 1970 with a degree in Political Science. Roger and Sally have two daughters, Lori and Sarah, and five grandchildren.