Johnna Rogers was selected as Chief Operations Officer in 2008. A native of Winston-Salem, she previously served as the Wake County Budget Director from 2003 to 2008, Director of Budget and Management for the City of Norfolk, Va., as well as Chief Financial Officer/Deputy City Manager for the City of Portsmouth, Va.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Concentration in Accounting, from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1985.

Rogers oversees departments including Community Services, Emergency Medical Services, Facilities Design & Construction, Fire Services, General Services and Human Resources. She also has overall responsibility for the County’s integrated finance/budget/human resources system.