Leadership & Administration
Office of the President
Dr. Scott Ralls is the fourth president of Wake Tech. A former president of the North Carolina Community College System, he has also served as president of Northern Virginia Community College, in Annandale, Va., and Craven Community College, in New Bern, N.C.
The Board of Trustees
Wake Tech is governed by a volunteer board of 12 trustees, appointed by the governor, the Wake County Board of Commissioners and the Wake County Board of Education. Trustees’ responsibilities are defined by state law and include establishing college policies and approving an annual budget. Trustees also serve as advocates for the college in the larger community.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Dr. D. Gayle Greene oversees senior administrative staff and operations for Wake Tech’s multiple campuses and training centers. She believes that the best idea should always rule, and she is a passionate advocate of leadership development, communication and collaboration.
Executive Vice President and Chief Programs Officer
Dr. Nicole Reaves oversees all degree and non-degree programs, enrollment and student services, and effectiveness and innovation and is leading service areas in the implementation of the college’s 2021-25 Reach and Rally Strategic Plan. She is a champion for diversity and equitable access to higher education for all students.
Executive Leadership Team
Dr. Scott Ralls - President
Dr. Gayle Greene – Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer
Dr. Nicole Reaves - Executive Vice President and Chief Programs Officer
Anthony Caison – VP, Workforce Continuing Education
Jeff Carter – VP, Facilities
Benita Clark – VP, Human Resources and College Safety
Laurie Clowers – VP, Communications and Marketing
Sandra Dietrich – VP, Curriculum Education Services and Chief Academic Officer
Brian Gann – VP, Enrollment and Student Services
Bryan Ryan – Senior VP, Effectiveness and Innovation
Dr. Ryan Schwiebert – VP, Information Technology Services
Matthew Smith – VP, Development and Strategic Partnerships
Marla Tart – VP, Finance and Business Services
Vickie Jones – Assistant to the Executive Vice President
Savannah Vince - Strategic Projects Coordinator and Executive Assistant to the President
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council comprises a cross-section of faculty, staff, students and administrators committed to leading the work of DEI for the college. Council members work to cultivate inclusive practices, policies and programs while fostering an environment where all feel valued, respected and safe.