Rodney E. Hood is the immediate past Chairman and current Board Member of the National Credit Union Administration. When Rodney was named NCUA's 11th Chairman in 2019, he was the first Black American to ever lead a banking regulatory agency. As Chairman, he prioritized financial inclusion and wholeness, which he has called the civil rights issue of our time.
As a Board Member, Rodney serves as the NCUA’s representative on the Board of Directors of NeighborWorks America, one of the nation’s leading affordable housing and community development organizations. Prior to rejoining the NCUA Board, he served as a corporate responsibility manager for JPMorgan Chase. His previous experience includes serving as associate administrator of the Rural Housing Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Rodney holds a bachelor’s degree in business, communications, and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.