WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is pleased to announce that Josh Wilsusen has joined the company as Managing Director for Public Policy and Government Affairs. As head of the company's Washington office, Wilsusen will oversee its public-policy strategy and direct its advocacy and outreach to executive, legislative, and other political bodies and officials at all levels of government.
"Josh's experience in financial services and on Capitol Hill is perfectly suited to advancing the public-policy interests of Ally and our customers," said Scott Stengel, General Counsel for Ally Financial. "He embodies our innovative spirit and commitment to Doing It Right and will focus on championing political solutions that benefit communities across Ally's nationwide footprint."
Wilsusen joins Ally from Morgan Stanley, where he served as Executive Director of Government Relations, representing the company on Capitol Hill and at federal banking agencies on securities and banking issues. During that time, he also served as co-chair of the Structured Finance Industry Group's Government Relations Subcommittee. Prior to Morgan Stanley, he served as securities counsel to Chairman Michael Oxley with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services and spent time at a number of law firms in Washington and New York.
Ally has expanded and diversified its offerings over the past 18 months, adding online wealth management and home mortgage products to its robust online banking, corporate finance and auto finance products and services. As the company continues to diversify and evolve as a leading digital financial services provider, Wilsusen will work to ensure that Ally has the opportunity to share its perspective on industry and consumer needs with lawmakers and the regulatory community.
Wilsusen holds a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. from Williams College.
About Ally Financial Inc.
Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY) is a leading digital financial services company and a top 25 U.S. financial holding company offering financial products for consumers, businesses, automotive dealers and corporate clients. Ally's legacy dates back to 1919, and the company was redesigned in 2009 with a distinctive brand, innovative approach and relentless focus on its customers. Ally has an award-winning online bank (Ally Bank Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender), one of the largest full service auto finance operations in the country, a complementary auto-focused insurance business, a growing digital wealth management and online brokerage platform, and a trusted corporate finance business offering capital for equity sponsors and middle-market companies.
The company had approximately $164.0 billion in assets as of September 30, 2017. For more information, visit the Ally press room at https://media.ally.com or follow Ally on Twitter: @AllyFinancial.
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