Scott Stengel was named general counsel of Ally Financial in May 2016. In this role, he oversees all of Ally’s legal affairs and is also responsible for Ally’s corporate-secretarial and government-relations functions.
Stengel joined Ally from Kansas City, Mo.-based UMB Financial Corporation, where he served as executive vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary. Before that, he was a partner at King & Spalding LLP and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in Washington, DC, with a practice focused on banking, capital markets, and government relations. He began his career as a law clerk to the Honorable Douglas O. Tice, Jr. in Richmond, Va.
Stengel received a bachelor’s degree in economics, with highest honors, from the University of Notre Dame and a juris doctorate, magna cum laude, from the Notre Dame Law School. He sits on the board of directors of MadaKids Inc. and actively supports and volunteers with Roof Above in Charlotte, NC.