Yvonne Rode Moody was named as the Foundation’s first Executive Director in August of 2012. She was named Foundation President in 2015. Originally, she was selected as one of the first 17 Terry Scholars as part of the inaugural class in 1987. She joined the Foundation Board of Directors in 2000, one of the first Alumni Scholars to be named to the Board.
A native of Fredericksburg, Yvonne received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Texas A&M in 1991. Her professional experience includes working for Chevron as a Retail Construction Project Manager. Her volunteer interests include a variety of church, school and civic organizations, but her passion has always remained with the Terry Foundation and its growing number of Terry Scholars and Alumni.
Yvonne was married for 23 years to her late husband Ted Moody. Their two daughters both attend Texas A&M in College Station and are studying education and engineering. She lives in Houston and is an active member of Faith Lutheran Church in Bellaire.