With extensive and successful public sector executive service in real estate development, procurement oversight, and property operations and management, Denise Turner Roth brings a deep set of executive decision support and strategic advisory capabilities to the public sector development domain. Throughout her 20 years of public service, Denise has held various leadership positions at the federal and local government levels with a focus on driving economic and administrative change. Denise served as Chief Executive for the General Services Administration (GSA) from March 2015 to January 2017 and Chief Operating Officer from March 2014 to March 2015. There she led a workforce of 12,000 full-time employees and was responsible for a $27 billion budget that supported the agency’s Public Buildings Service, Federal Acquisition Service and technology services programs. The GSA is effectively the nation’s largest landlord and purveyor of goods and services – with over 8,300 federally owned or leased buildings and an estimated $66 billion in annual federal procurements. As GSA Administrator, Denise championed key strategic initiatives where she effectively progressed new ideas from concept to reality and created sustainable frameworks for long-term success. Under Denise’s leadership, the GSA: • created the Technology Transformation Service that brings emerging technology and agile development to federal agencies. • identified approximately $800 million in cost savings to resuscitate a homeland security project; • Coordinated a cybersecurity response team to support White House initiatives; • executed operational improvements and efficiencies resulting in more than $12 million in savings annually; • launched the Economic Catalyst Initiative that changed agency policy and processes to promote economic development around federally occupied properties; • executed the federal government’s first public-private partnership (P3) development; and • preserved 52 historic buildings; Before joining GSA, Denise leveraged her extensive experience in varying city leadership capacities including: • serving as City Manager for Greensboro, North Carolina, where her leadership helped pave the way for several new and creative management changes in the city, including the reorganization of city departments and divisions to promote efficiency and improve service delivery; • launching public/private initiatives creating more than $75 million in city enhancements; • serving as vice president for Governmental Affairs at the Greensboro Partnership where she successfully secured $60 million in state funds to establish the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University and UNC Greensboro Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering; and • establishing the district office for North Carolina Congressman Brad Miller. Denise is excited to support clients in overcoming various organizational, programmatic, real estate portfolio and executive challenges by leveraging her extensive experience working with stakeholders in the community, orchestrating mutually beneficial solutions for public and private partners, and incorporating efficient and effective strategies. In addition, she has a passion for urban revitalization, renewal, technology and innovation projects that transform and advance communities. Denise is a graduate of George Mason University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and government and received an honorary Doctorate of Letters in recognition of her distinguished public service. She has also recently been appointed as a fellow to the National Academy of Public Administration.