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Roger Dean Huffstetler

Tom Tom Founders Festival
Senior Advisor
Charlottesville, VA

Roger Dean “RD” Huffstetler is Senior Advisor to the Hometown Summit, leading strategic partnerships and organizational performance. RD comes to Charlottesville from serving as Chief of Staff to Congressman Seth Moulton (D-MA), a fellow Marine he came to know in graduate school. Prior to working on the Hill, RD was in the San Francisco Bay Area for five years, first at the high-growth startup Twilio and later co-founding a big data startup, Zillabyte.

RD is a Marine Corps veteran, having served in both Afghanistan and Iraq, rising to the rank of Sergeant. After leaving the military, Huffstetler earned a Masters in Business Administration from the Harvard Business School and a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School. Roger Dean graduated from the University of West Georgia in 2001 with a degree in chemistry.