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Meet Dr. Chip

Chip's client roster is currently full. Click below to inquire about future availability.

Coaching with Dr. Chip

Industry expertise:

  • Construction

  • Finance

  • Law

  • Non-Profit

  • Media

  • Medical

  • Religious/Church/Ministry   ​

Works most often with:

  • Career Direction

  • Job Search

  • Leadership Development & Rising Executive (Increasing span and responsibility)

  • Executive Decision-Making

  • High Performer, Low EQi

  • Team Development


Dr. Chip's Bio

Dr. Chip Roper is the Founder and President of the VOCA Center, a faith-based organization driven to equip Christians to approach their daily work with God’s wisdom and power. With an Executive Coaching Certification from Columbia University and a Doctorate of Ministry from Missio Seminary,  Chip tackles client challenges from 30+ years of P/L leadership responsibility as a small businessman, a pastor, a career coach, and a business consultant. Chip's clients are found at Blackstone, Sunrise Brokers, JP Morgan, Randall-Reilly, Goldman Sachs, Nielson, Knopman Marks, and CNBC.


Professional Experience

  • RKE Partners, Managing Partner, New York, NY (2020 – Present)

  • VOCA Center, President and Principal Consultant, New York, NY (2018 – Present)

  • The Kings College, Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship and Venture, New York, NY (2020-Present)

  • New York City Leadership Center (NYCLC), Executive Director of the Marketplace Initiative, New York, NY (now (2015-2017)

  • Living Faith Community Church, Senior Pastor and Transformation Leader, West Grove, PA (1994 – 2014)



  • Columbia University, Certification in Executive Coaching

  • Biblical Theological Seminary, Doctor of Ministry

  • Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Master of Divinity

  • West Chester University, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


Certifications and Professional Development

  • Hogan Leadership Assessment

  • The Highlands Ability Battery (Certified Consultant and Trainer)

  • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Certified)

  • Taylor-Johnson Temperament (Certified)

  • Certificate of Ordination from the Free Church of America (1994 – Present)


Writing and Publications

  • The Business Case For Coaching, Using ROI As A Measure Of Value. Paper for Columbia University


Board and Community Work

  • New Canaan Society Manhattan Chapter, a Christian Men’s fraternity with chapters across the US

  • Student Dream chairman, an organization devoted to bridging the wealth gap by teaching students of color principles of financial management, entrepreneurship, and investing

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