Dr. Scott Ralls will join Wake Tech as the college’s fourth president on April 12, 2019. He comes to Wake Tech from Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA), where he has served as president since 2015. Before moving to Virginia, Dr. Ralls served as president of the NC Community College System from 2008 to 2015, and president of Craven Community College in New Bern from 2002 to 2008.  He has also worked for the North Carolina Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Commerce, and the U.S. Department of Labor.

Dr. Ralls holds a bachelor’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, and master’s and doctorate degrees in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland.

Dr. Gayle Greene is currently serving as acting president.