Roger Brown

School Attended:
The Ohio State University, Bachelor of Science
Texas State University, Master of Science

Current Position:
Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer -- DC Water and Sewer Authority

What do you love about your job?
I have the ability to change peoples lives by overseeing all aspects of Human Resources for the Authority.  Getting people to work and aiding them in their journey for a long and successful career within the water and wastewater industry brings me great joy.

What career advice would you give your 18 year old self?
Begin now.  Start searching your likes and passions.  Find a career and not just a job.  Discover what you are good at, get further trainings and education, and then pursue that passion.  Never let anyone tell you that you cannot do something or you are not good enough.  We make our destiny but pursuing what we have been called to do. 

What is your dream vacation?
South Africa.  I am dreaming of embarking on a 25 day safari..

If you had to wear a t-shirt with one word on it for one year, what word would you choose?
Encouragement

If you could instantly become an expert in something, what would it be? Solving the worlds climate issues.

Ask me about: 
Working in Higher Education, Industry, Government, how to navigate the interview and offer process, negotiating a salary offer, relocation, transitioning from one job to the next, general career advice, interacting with Human Resources.