Douglas Timmerman was appointed incoming president of Ally Insurance in the spring of 2014. In this role, he is responsible for all of Ally’s Insurance operations including consumer products such as vehicle service contracts, maintenance contracts and GAP coverage as well as property and casualty products for dealers.
Prior to this position with Ally Insurance, Timmerman was vice president of Auto Finance for the Southeast region in Atlanta. In that capacity, he was responsible for sales, risk management, and portfolio management for more than 4,000 dealer relationships across 11 states.
Since joining Ally in 1986, Timmerman has held a variety of leadership roles within the organization, gaining experience in commercial lending, consumer lending, collections, sales and marketing. His experience also includes a broad geographical reach, holding assignments that have touched nearly every state.
The Nebraska native was born on January 25, 1963. He began his career with Ally shortly after earning his master’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska.