Term Ends: June 2023
Jon Rolph was appointed to the Kansas Board of Regents by Governor Laura Kelly in 2019. He currently serves as the President and CEO of Thrive Restaurant Group. Thrive operates more than 100 restaurants across 12 states under the brands of Carlos O'Kelly's, Applebee's, Homegrown, and Peace, Love & Pie.
An active member of the Wichita community, Regent Rolph has previously been a board member for the Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce, YMCA Wichita Metro Board, Wichita Children’s Home and a chairman of Visioneering Wichita. He is currently a Co-Chair for the Greater Wichita Partnership.
Regent Rolph earned his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University.