ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Sept. 6, 2018) – The National Credit Union Administration has selected Towanda Brooks as its new Director of the Office of Human Resources.
“The work of the Office of Human Resources affects every agency employee, and Towanda’s depth of experience and accomplishments make her an excellent choice as director,” NCUA Board Chairman J. Mark McWatters said. “I look forward to working with her.”
Brooks joins the NCUA from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, where she served as Chief Human Capital Officer. Brooks’ career includes service in human resources at the Department of Commerce, the National Nuclear Security Administration, the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Secret Service, the Department of Agriculture, and the Library of Congress.
Brooks holds a bachelor’s degree from George Mason University and a master’s degree from The American University. She also received a professional certificate in executive leadership from Georgetown University.
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