Rodney is responsible for leading and managing the operations, innovation, and strategic initiatives of NIKE’s Chief Administrative Office, which is comprised of the legal, government & public affairs, social & community impact, security, investigations, and business continuity functions. Rodney also serves as a member of NIKE’s Black Community Commitment Task Force. From 2014 to 2020, Rodney served as the VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Converse Inc., a NIKE subsidiary. Prior to joining Converse, he was an Assistant General Counsel at NIKE. In that role, Rodney served as a business and legal advisor to many of NIKE’s and its affiliate brands’ internal business teams. Rodney began his legal career as a corporate, finance, and M&A attorney with a major law firm in Washington, DC. Rodney serves on the Board of Directors of the New Commonwealth Racial Equity and Social Justice Fund, which is based in Boston, MA. Rodney also serves on the Board of Directors of Massachusetts Eye & Ear, a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School and home to the world’s largest vision and hearing research center. Rodney is a Co-Chair of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s Advisory Board. Rodney is a graduate of the College of William & Mary and received his law degree from the George Washington University Law School. While in law school, Rodney served as a White House Intern in the Office of the Chief of Staff under the Clinton Administration.