Ross R. Moody

Ross Moody

Ross Moody began serving as a Moody Foundation trustee in 1986.  He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a BBA in Finance and earned an MBA  from Harvard University.  Ross is currently the Chairman and CEO of National Western Life Group, where he also served as President and COO from 1992–2016.  Ross serves on the board of directors of Moody NeuroRehabilitation, the Moody Endowment and the National Advisory Council for the Moody College of Communication at the University of Texas at Austin.

Ross has a deep appreciation for education and community. He led the Foundation in the creation of the Generation Moody Education Initiative and the M-Pact Fund, as well as major public space initiatives in Austin via investments in the Pease Park Conservancy, Waller Creek Conservancy, and the Moody Center.