About Director Jonathan Womer

Department of Administration Director Jonathan Womer
Director Jonathan Womer

Director Jonathan Womer has a strong record of public service, both in Rhode Island and in the nation. From 2015-2021 he served as the Director of the Office of Management and Budget at the RI Department of Administration, where he worked collaboratively with the Governor and General Assembly to develop and implement the annual budget for the state. During his previous tenure at DOA, he also redesigned business processes, implemented a cloud-based budgeting system, established the state’s fraud data analytics section, and created a cohesive statewide rule-making process.

Director Womer has also served as Deputy Director for Management and Chief Information Officer for the North Carolina Office of the Governor, as Associate Vice President for Finance and Economic Analysis at the University of North Carolina, and most recently as Senior Advisor to The Policy Lab at Brown University. He holds a BA in Public Policy from Duke University and both a Master of Public Policy and a Master of Science of Information from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.