President Donald J. Trump nominated Rodney E. Hood for the NCUA Board on January 19, 2019. Following Senate confirmation, he took the oath of office on April 8, 2019.
As chairman, Hood is a voting member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council and represents the NCUA on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council and the Financial, Banking Information Infrastructure Committee. Hood was previously nominated to the NCUA Board by former President George W. Bush and served as the NCUA’s representative on the board of directors of NeighborWorks America.
Previously, Hood was a corporate responsibility manager for JPMorgan Chase, managing national partnerships with non-profit organizations, financial regulators, and community stakeholders to promote financial inclusion and shared prosperity in underserved communities throughout the United States. As the associate administrator of the Rural Housing Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, he helped to address housing needs in rural communities and administered a $43 billion mortgage portfolio.
Triangle Business Journal named Hood one of the “40 Young Leaders Under the Age of 40. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business, communications, and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.