Jeffrey J. Brown
Chief Executive Officer, Ally Financial Inc.
Jeffrey J. Brown (JB) was named Chief Executive Officer of Ally Financial Inc. in February 2015,
and also serves on its Board of Directors. Mr. Brown is driving Ally’s evolution as a leading digital
financial services company. Under his leadership, Ally is building on its strengths in auto financing,
retail deposits and corporate financing, as well as diversifying its offerings to include digital wealth
management and online brokerage, mortgage products, and point-of-sale lending. Mr. Brown has
deep financial services experience, having previously served in a variety of executive leadership
positions at Ally and other leading financial institutions. Prior to being named CEO, Mr. Brown was
President and CEO of Ally’s Dealer Financial Services business where he oversaw the company’s
auto finance, insurance and auto servicing operations. Mr. Brown joined Ally in March 2009 as
Corporate Treasurer and, in 2011, was named Executive Vice President of Finance and Corporate
Planning, where he oversaw the company’s finance, treasury and corporate strategy initiatives.
Mr. Brown received a bachelor’s degree in economics from Clemson University and an executive
master’s degree in business from Queens University in Charlotte. He is deeply committed to
advancing education and continual learning at Ally and in our communities. He serves on the
Board of the Clemson University Foundation, an independent, not-for-profit entity that promotes
the welfare and future development of Clemson University. In November 2019, Mr. Brown was
announced as Chairman-Elect of the Queens University of Charlotte Board of Trustees and will
succeed the Board’s current chair on July 1, 2020. Mr. Brown has served on the Queens
University Board since 2015. In 2018, Mr. Brown was appointed by the Board of Directors of the
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to serve as the Federal Advisory Council (FAC) representative
for the Seventh Federal Reserve District. Mr. Brown will serve as vice president of FAC in 2020.