Antonia Pedroza is Wake County Human Services’ Deputy Director for Social Services. She has served in this capacity since 2018.

Pedroza joined Wake County Human Services in 2016 as the Division Director of Economic Services. She has more than 25 years of experience in the human services field, starting in mental health services before moving into the social services realm.

She served as the Vice-President of OE Enterprises, a community rehabilitation program in Orange County, North Carolina, before being named Assistant Director for Social Services in Durham County and Director of Social Services in Vance County.

She studied at Pfeiffer University, earning dual master’s degrees in Health and Business Administration.

In her role as a deputy to the Human Services Director, Pedroza oversees the Division of Economic Services and the Division of Child Welfare. Pedroza is passionate about providing the best service possible and practicing the principles of partnership.