Denise Turner Roth, an 18-year public service veteran and former city manager for Greensboro, N.C., has joined the General Services Administration as deputy administrator and will succeed the retiring Susan Brita on March 14.
Brita will leave the agency after nearly four years of service as the agency’s number two official and her public sector career encompasses three decades, GSA said Tuesday.
As Greensboro city manager, Roth led a restructuring of several departments and divisions, including the information technology department.
She implemented a strategic planning process intended to combine enterprise offerings and information technology functions in order to streamline internal services and application development.
Before Greensboro, she served as the public space manager for the District of Columbia Department of Transportation and oversaw public space access by utilities and telecommunications companies.
Prior to DDOT, Roth served as special assistant to the D.C. mayor and has worked in Rep. Jim Moran’s (D-Va.) office.