Deputy Secretary for Communications
Greer Beaty oversees the N.C. Department of Transportation's internal and external communications and is responsible for the strategic development and implementation of a broad range of public affairs activities, media relations and public awareness and education campaigns.
Government Affairs and Legislative Director
Joy Hicks serves as the N.C. Department of Transportation's liaison with the N.C. General Assembly and oversees Congressional relations and policy matters affecting federal, state and local governments.
Chief Deputy Secretary
David Howard oversees the high-level operations of the Division of Motor Vehicles, the non-highway divisions, civil rights and partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities, as well as transportation planning.
Torre Jessup oversees the daily operations of the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles, including vehicle registrations, driver licenses, vehicle safety and emissions inspections as well as activities to halt vehicle theft and identity fraud.
Director of Human Resources
Anne Lasley is responsible for defining, developing, planning, directing, implementing and assessing all facets of human resources activities for employees.
Chief Operating Officer
Bobby Lewis oversees the high-level operations of Information Technology, the Division of Highways, Planning and Programming, Fiscal and Legislative and Government Affairs.
Executive Director of N.C. Turnpike Authority
Beau Memory is responsible for developing and implementing the N.C. Turnpike Authority's strategic vision to address the combined effects of rapid growth, increasing congestion and funding challenges.
Mary Morton oversees the Inspector General’s Office and promotes accountability, ensures compliance with laws and regulations and investigates reports of fraud, waste and abuse.
Director of Planning and Programming
Patrick Norman oversees the Division of Planning and Programming, which includes the Transportation Planning Branch, State Transportation Improvement Program and Feasibility Studies Unit, Project Management Unit, Strategic Prioritization Office and Performance Metrics.
Chief Financial Officer
David Tyeryar is responsible for planning and oversight of finances, as well as researching new revenue sources to meet the state’s growing transportation infrastructure demands.
As the N.C. Department of Transportation’s general counsel, Charles D. “Chuck” Watts Jr. serves as the senior advisor to the Office of the Secretary
Deputy Secretary for Multimodal Transportation
Julie White oversees the high-level operations of the Rail Division, Division of Public Transportation, Division of Aviation, Ferry Division and Division of Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation.