The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release
May 21, 2015
President Obama Announces His Intent to Nominate Denise Turner Roth as Administrator of the General Services Administration
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate Denise Turner Roth as Administrator of the General Services Administration.
President Obama said, “As Acting Administrator and Deputy Administrator, Denise led the General Services Administration to become more efficient, innovative and effective. Denise is a capable leader whose experiences in management will serve our nation well. I thank Denise for agreeing to continue her public service and look forward to working with her in this important position.”
President Obama announced his intent to nominate Denise Turner Roth as Administrator of the General Services Administration:
Denise Turner Roth, Nominee for Administrator, General Services Administration
Denise Turner Roth is the Deputy Administrator for the General Services Administration (GSA), a position she has held since March 2014. She has also served as the Acting Administrator of GSA since February 2015. Ms. Roth served as the City Manager for the City of Greensboro, North Carolina from 2011 to 2014 and as Assistant City Manager from 2008 to 2011. She was the Vice President of Governmental Affairs at Greensboro Partnership from 2007 to 2008. Previously, Ms. Roth served as District Liaison for North Carolina Representative Brad Miller from 2003 to 2006 and as his campaign manager in 2006. Earlier in her career, she worked with Virginia Representative Jim Moran and served as Special Assistant for Legislative Affairs in the office of District of Columbia Mayor Anthony Williams. Ms. Roth received a B.A. from George Mason University.