Chairman, National Credit Union Administration
President Donald J. Trump nominated Rodney E. Hood for the NCUA Board on January 19, 2019. The U.S. Senate confirmed him on March 14, 2019, and he took the oath of office on April 8, 2019, and was designated as the eleventh NCUA Chairman by President Trump.
As NCUA Board Chairman, Mr. Hood also serves as a voting member of the Financial Stability Oversight Council. He also represents the NCUA on the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council and the Financial, Banking Information Infrastructure Committee.
Mr. Hood was previously nominated to the NCUA Board by former President George W. Bush and served from November 2005 until August 2009. He was appointed Vice Chairman, and he served as the NCUA’s representative on the board of directors of NeighborWorks America.
Immediately prior to rejoining the NCUA Board, Mr. Hood served as a corporate responsibility manager for JPMorgan Chase, managing national partnerships with non-profit organizations promoting financial inclusion and shared prosperity in underserved communities throughout the United States.
His previous experience includes serving as associate administrator of the Rural Housing Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In this position, he worked to address the housing needs in rural communities and helped administer the agency’s $43 billion mortgage portfolio.
Prior to his public service, Mr. Hood served as the marketing director and group sales manager for North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, national director of the Emerging Markets Group for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, and served on the board of the Wells Fargo Housing Foundation.
In addition to his public and private sector service, Mr. Hood has served as a member of the Board of Governors for the University of North Carolina College System.
Mr. Hood holds a bachelor’s degree in business, communications, and political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.