Isvara Wilson

Acting General Counsel

Isvara Wilson was named acting general counsel of Ally Financial in December 2023 and has served as deputy general counsel since November 2021. In this role, she oversees all of Ally’s legal affairs and is also responsible for Ally’s corporate-secretarial and government relations functions.

Wilson joined Ally from Columbia, S.C.-based AgFirst Farm Credit Bank, where she served as executive vice president and chief administrative officer, overseeing legal, compliance, lending and capital markets, human resources, and other bank functions. Before that, she was associate general counsel and managing director at Bank of America where she was named on the Financial Times list of most innovative U.S. in-house lawyers. Wilson began her career with stints at law firms Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP, Kilpatrick LLP, and Shearman & Sterling LLP.

Wilson received a bachelor’s degree in economics from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. She received a juris doctorate from Tulane University Law School. Wilson sits on the board of directors of Boys and Girls Club of the Crescent Region and Bechtler Museum of Art.