Roth Johnson’s Bio



Roth Johnson is Director of Finance and Human Resources for Roots Community Health Center, a position he was recruited to create and fill in 2017.  Since then, Roth has overseen all of Roots’ accounting, contracting and personnel functions, enabling Roots’ physical footprint, staff, budget and community partnerships to more than triple in size, and to maintain full staffing and services in the face of the COVID pandemic.  Before joining Roots, Roth worked for Leaders in Community Alternatives, Inc., where he served as Program Director for Alameda County Probation Transition Day Reporting Center and Assistant Program Director for the Community Assessment and Services Center.  From 1998 to 2013, Roth worked at Jelani, Inc., in San Francisco, starting as a bookkeeper and rising to HR and Administrative Director, a leadership position which he held for nearly a decade.  Roth received his Bachelor of Arts from USF in economics and holds various certifications in database management and motivational interviewing.