Denise Rogers began her career at NIST as the Group Secretary for the Electron Physics Group in CNST, becoming Executive Assistant to the Deputy Director of CNST in May 2008. In November 2010, she became the CNST Administrative Specialist for Information Management and continues in this role for the Microsystems and Nanotechnology Division of PML. She has a B.A. in Communications/Journalism from the University of Maryland. Following a successful sales career as an account executive with American Express, she became a preschool teacher, ultimately serving as the Director of St. Mary's Preschool in Rockville, Maryland, before coming to NIST.