Board of Directors
Brooklyn Cooperative’s Board of Directors is composed of seven individuals. Each director is a credit union member who brings some special knowledge and expertise to the board, helping board members to carry out their policy making, oversight, and community outreach responsibilities.
Margot Brandenburg – Chair
Ronique Thompson – Vice Chair
Samira Rajan – Secretary
CEO, Brooklyn Cooperative FCU
Doug Jones is a life-long resident of Bedford-Stuyvesant. A member of Community Board 3, he has been in initiatives relating to economic and small business development in Brooklyn for the past decade including work for the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, New York City’s EDC, and the Bed-Stuy Restoration Corp. Currently he works at a real estate brokerage firm with commercial tenants and landlords in and around Central Brooklyn. Mr Jones has an MFA in Writing from Columbia University and a BA from Morehouse College.
Mark Winston Griffith
Rita Sahu, CFA has over 18 years of professional experience in banking. For the last 11 years, she has been with the rating agency Moody's Investors Service. She is a Vice President - Senior Analyst performing credit analysis on US regional banks. She began her career as a bank examiner for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. She also held positions with Republic National Bank of New York and J.P. Morgan.