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Governor Abbott Appoints Moody To The Veterans Land Board

Friday, April 21, 2017  •  Austin, Texas  •  Appointment
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Governor Greg Abbott announced the appointment of Grant Moody to the Veterans Land Board (VLB) for a term set to expire on December 29, 2020. The VLB is an organization within the Texas General Land Office, which oversees six programs that provide benefits and services for Texas veterans, military members and their families.

Grant Moody of San Antonio is the executive director for Property Insurance Experience at USAA Bank. He previously served as the bank’s executive director for Mortgage Strategy and Analytics. Moody is chairman and founder of Support and Defend PAC, and is a current board member for Soldiers’ Angels. He earned a commission from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD, where he majored in economics, and was selected for naval flight training. Moody choose to continue his service in the United States Marine Corps (USMC) as an F-18 pilot. During his active duty service, he completed tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan, providing air support during countless flight hours over coalition forces. He continues to serve in the USMC Reserve as an Air Officer for the 3rd Force Recon Company, hardquartered in Mobile, AL. Moody received a Master of Science in statistics from Texas A&M University and a Master of Business Administration in business economics and public policy from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.