ALEXANDRIA, Va. (May 22, 2019) – Today, National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) Chairman Rodney E. Hood announced he has appointed H. Lenwood Brooks, V, to serve as Assistant to the Chairman and Director of External Affairs for the NCUA.
Mr. Brooks joins 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. He will report directly to the Chairman and will manage the agency’s Office of Public and Congressional Affairs as well as intergovernmental and stakeholder relations.
“I have known Lenwood for nearly a decade, and I look forward to him being an integral part of my team,” said Chairman Hood. “He has significant public policy experience and combines it with a deep understanding of public affairs.”
Mr. Brooks previously worked on Capitol Hill for Senator Roger F. Wicker (R-Miss.). He advised Senator Wicker and counseled him during his service on the Senate Banking Committee.
“I look forward to serving the NCUA as we seek to strengthen transparency to all stakeholders,” said Mr. Brooks. “The opportunity to assist the agency in external relations and collaborate for initiatives to support the Chairman’s agenda is a great endeavor.”
Mr. Brooks holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Mississippi in managerial finance and insurance/risk management. He holds a master’s degree in economic and workforce development from the University of Southern Mississippi. Mr. Brooks also holds a certificate from the Securities Industry Institute, an executive education program at The Wharton School.
Mr. Brooks will assume his duties May 28.