As Chief Operating Officer, Johnna Rogers provides executive leadership and management to ensure that Wake County’s strategies, structures and systems support highly effective and efficient county operations. She works to develop high quality business strategies and plans that align with the Board of Commissioners’ goals and objectives.  Additionally, she has overall responsibility for eWake, the County’s integrated finance/budget/human resources system.

Rogers joined Wake County in December 2003 in the role of Director of Budget and Management Services.  In 2008 she was named a Deputy County Manager and in May 2018 was elevated to the role of Chief Operating Officer under County Manager David Ellis.

Rogers is a Winston-Salem native and a proud graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting. Rogers began her work in public accounting with KPMG before moving to a career in local government in Virginia. She worked for the cities of Norfolk (Budget Director), Portsmouth (Chief Financial Officer/Deputy City Manager) and the Portsmouth Public School System (Finance Director).