Senior Policy Analyst
Economic Opportunity Division
Rood focuses on economic development and innovation as part of the NGA Center’s Economic, Human Services and Workforce division.
Previous Positions: Principal Consultant, Science Policy Works International; Senior Policy Analyst, SRI Center for Science, Technology & Economic Development; Independent Consultant; On-site Consultant, National Academy of Sciences; Washington Representative, Federal Laboratory Consortium; Associate Director for Special Projects, National Technology Transfer Center.
Education: Ph.D. in Public Administration and Public Affairs from Virginia Tech; M.B.A. in Information Technology from George Washington University; M.A. in Science, Technology and Public Policy from George Washington University; B.S. in Business Administration/Management from University of Florida.