Moody was first elected to CFA's Board in 2003 and has served as an officer since 2008.
"As a long-time member of the CFA Board, I've seen the great value the Community Foundation of Acadiana brings to our community,” Moody said. “I'm honored to serve as chairman, and I look forward to helping CFA continue its philanthropic work here in Acadiana."
Raymond Hebert, president and CEO of CFA, said, "CFA has been fortunate to have outstanding leadership from our board year after year. We would like to thank our previous chairman, Lenny Lemoine, for his tremendous strategic guidance and business acumen. We expect 2013 to be another great year for our organization."
Moody, a native of south Louisiana who makes his home in Lafayette, manages several business enterprises. Moody serves as CEO of the Moody Company, a Louisiana-based holding company with interests in newspapers, restaurants, and private equity investments.
Moody also holds board seats with the Moody Company, ULL Foundation, Financial Corporation of Louisiana, Inc., and Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.