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Roxanne Wallace

Pronouns: She/Her

Senior Research Director
Roxanne has over 27 years of organizing and executing strategic operations, including coordinating personnel and technological and financial resources.

Roxanne is a project management professional who is recognized as a dynamic, versatile leader in various regional and national programs serving the federal government through data collection and analysis. She maintains an excellent record of staff leadership by developing diverse and multidisciplinary teams to broaden skills, grow excellence in oversight and efficiency, and provide mentorship to produce the next generation of leaders in federal, academic, and corporate organizations.

Roxanne has strengths in a variety of areas, including that she ensures quality and quantity; reviews analysis of cost and performance; oversees the phases of survey operations field activities; oversees automated data collection; data collection design, management, and execution; data processing and dissemination.

For the 2020 Decennial Census, Roxanne supervised programs that directly impacted the effectiveness, efficiency and productivity of the Regional Census Center (RCC), and the Census Bureau’s Decennial data collection programs. This work affects the agency’s overall mission and multi-region programs which will serve as a basis for future Decennial operations. As such, many of these programs are subject to frequent and/or intense scrutiny by Congress, media, advisory and oversight groups, and the general public.



Webster University


Webster University


Campbell University

Presidential Management Fellow

Office of Personnel Management

PMP (Project Management Professional)

Project Management Institute

Honors & Awards

Pi Gamma Mu | 2012

International Honor Society in Social Sciences

Project Contributions

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979

One of the nation’s preeminent surveys of labor force participation from teen years to retirement


U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997

A new, younger cohort of the nation’s preeminent survey of labor force participation from teen years to retirement


U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics