Imani Moody has 26 years of experience in financial technology, corporate finance, and entrepreneurship with such companies as Bloomberg Financial, American Express Bank, and Thompson Financial, and was instrumental in the founding of Bloomberg Integration Services and Primus Financial Technologies.
In 2010, Mr. Moody began to leverage his expertise to enhance educational and social justice outcomes in underserved communities. He became the Founding Director of Operations/Chief Financial Officer for Newark Legacy Charter School, an innovative and successful community school, serving students and families in the highest need South Ward of Newark, NJ.
In honor of his father, John P. Moody Jr. (1931-2018), civil rights activist and original Freedom Rider, Mr. Moody is proud to direct his enthusiasm and expertise towards social justice and equity outcomes, locally and globally. In 2020, he became Chief Financial Officer of Restaurant Opportunities Center United (ROC United), a nonprofit organization fighting to improve wages, equity, and working conditions for the nation’s restaurant workforce. Aside from HealthRight International, he also holds a Board of Directors position with The Initiative for a Blue and Black Partnership, a newly formed foundation that brings together local leaders, communities, and progressive police departments to create meaningful and lasting change in our laws and institutional practices in order to stop the indiscriminate killing of black people in our society.
Mr. Moody received his B.A. in Economics and Spanish from Morehouse College and his M.B.A. from Columbia University with concentrations in Finance and Entrepreneurship.