Roger Hammond, portrayed by Christopher Wiehl, is a banker from Chicago who is engaged to Emily before the attacks. He wants to move to Chicago, but Emily is attached to Jericho. He leaves her to start a new job, but changes his mind once arriving in Chicago. While on the plane back to Jericho, the attacks happen, and the plane lands in a field. He eventually makes it back to Jericho with a group of refugees. His relationship ends and he attempts to make Gray Anderson let the refugees stay. After a brief struggle, Gray is injured after being shot by Roger, the townspeople take the refugees in, and Roger is exiled from Jericho. Roger leaves for New Bern. Roger later dies after being shot by Jonah.