Jeffrey J. Brown

Chief Executive Officer, Ally Financial

Jeffrey Brown (JB) was named Chief Executive Officer of Ally Financial in February 2015 and also serves on its board of directors. 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, a credit card and mortgage products. Brown has deep financial services experience, having previously served in several key leadership roles. Prior to being named CEO, Brown was president and CEO of Ally’s Dealer Financial Services business, where he oversaw the company’s automotive finance, insurance and auto servicing operations. Brown joined Ally in March 2009 as corporate treasurer. 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 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 2018, Brown was appointed by the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago to serve as the Federal Advisory Council representative for the Seventh Federal Reserve DistrictC