Jody Rasch

Vice President, Moody's Corporations

Jody Rasch has over 30 years experience in the financial markets. He began his career in the corporate treasury departments of two Fortune 500 companies. He also worked in the derivatives group at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) in New York. Mr. Rasch then founded Financial Directions Inc., which provided financial training for investment and commercial banks in the U.S., Canada, South America, Europe and Asia. The company was eventually acquired by Wide Learning Inc., a UK-based e-learning company. Mr. Rasch is currently employed by Moody's Investors Service's New Products Group, where he analyzes various business opportunities and is in charge of the service that provides financial information on the corporations rated by Moody's.

Mr. Rasch holds a BA degree in economics from the University of Michigan and an MBA in finance from New York University. Mr. Rasch has been vegetarian since 1984 and vegan since 2006.