Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner of the Social Security Administration
Stacy L. Rodgers has a broad range of management experience in both the private and public sectors. Stacy brings more than 25 years of experience in working with Federal, state and local government agencies and non-profit organizations. She has successfully designed and implemented human service policies, programs and initiatives for municipal and state agencies.
In February 2011 Stacy was appointed by the Obama Administration and serves as the Senior Advisor to the Deputy Commissioner of the Social Security Administration (SSA). She serves as a member of SSA’s senior management team. Among her various duties Stacy oversees the agency’s implementation of a wide range of Presidential Executive Orders, chairs the agency’s Limited English Proficiency workgroup and works closely with other Federal agencies to facilitate effective service delivery and improved customer service. Stacy also serves on a number of inter-agency groups including the Elder Justice Coordinating Council Workgroup and the White House Domestic Policy Council Sub-committee for Children of Incarcerated Parents.
In February 2008 Stacy was appointed as the Deputy Secretary for Programs for the Maryland State Department of Human Resources, Maryland’s human services agency. She oversaw the agency’s 23 county departments of social services, the State’s Child Support Enforcement and Public Welfare Programs and the Agency’s Office of Grants Management. During her tenure as Deputy Secretary, Stacy worked to improve systems that ensure the delivery of timely and quality services. She led the Agency’s statewide accreditation and accountability processes, including directing the department’s StateStat and strategic planning efforts. Stacy also served as a member of DHR’s executive staff from 1990 to 2000.
Stacy’s additional management leadership experiences include serving as the Manager of the Office of Planning, Accountability and Customer Service for the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services and Deputy Director for the Department of Human Services in the District of Columbia.
Stacy earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a Masters Degree in Public Administration from the University of Baltimore. She is also a graduate of the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government Executive Leadership Institute, the National Forum for Black Public Administrators’ (NFBPA) Mentor Program and Executive Leadership Institute.
Stacy’s passion for service also extends beyond the workplace. Stacy contributes her time, resources and talents to numerous faith and civic organizations including the Providence Adult Day Care Center, where she serves as Board President and the Providence Baptist Church where she is a dedicated member. Stacy is a long standing member of the Tenth District Democratic Club, serving as the Chair of the Nominating Committee. She is a national board member of the NFBPA and serves as dedicated mentor and resource person for young professionals. Stacy is also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.