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NCUA Chairman Hood Appoints Lenwood Brooks Chief of Staff

September 2019
NCUA Chairman Hood Appoints Lenwood Brooks Chief of Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Sept. 25, 2019) – National Credit Union Administration Chairman Rodney E. Hood has appointed H. Lenwood Brooks, V, to serve as his Chief of Staff.

Brooks, who joined the NCUA on May 28, has been serving as Acting Chief of Staff and Director of the Office of External Affairs and Communications.

“Since joining the team, Lenwood has played an integral role in agency policy and communications,” Hood said. “He also has been important to furthering my initiatives for the NCUA and the nation’s system of cooperative credit.”

Brooks came to the NCUA from the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, where he served as Vice President of Communications and led the trade association’s external affairs activities.

Previously, Brooks served on Capitol Hill as an advisor to Sen. Roger F. Wicker (R-Miss.), providing counsel during the Senator’s service on the Senate Banking Committee.

“I look forward to supporting Chairman Hood in advancing his initiatives to create a regulatory environment that grows the economy,” Brooks said.

Brooks holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi in managerial finance and insurance and risk management. He holds a master’s degree in economic and workforce development from the University of Southern Mississippi. Brooks also holds a certificate from the Securities Industry Institute, an executive education program at The Wharton School.

Brooks assumed his duties on September 24.

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