Gina Proia was named vice president and chief communications officer in June 2009. In this role, she is responsible for all global communications activities including developing strategic communications plans for the enterprise and managing media relations, internal communications, digital media, executive communications and community relations.
She joined Ally Financial in December 2006 and most recently served as executive director of media relations and financial communications.
Prior to joining Ally, Proia held various positions at General Motors in the areas of financial communications and marketing communications. During her career, she also served in several roles at a public relations agency and spent time at a nonprofit documentary production company in Washington, D.C.
Proia was born April 25, 1972. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York College at Oswego and master’s degree in business administration from Ellis College.