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WOMAN LEADER OF THE DAY | Kim Gershon

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WOMAN LEADER OF THE DAY | Kim Gershon

AFSA is proud to celebrate the crucial role female executives play throughout the financial services industry. From small companies to large, installment loans to vehicle finance products, female leaders are building the future of our industry. During Women’s History Month, AFSA will be featuring just a small selection of some of the outstanding female leaders in our industry.  

KIM GERSHON
Head of Strategic Planning, SVP
Mechanics Bank Auto Finance

Kim Gershon is the Head of Strategic Planning for Mechanics Bank Auto Finance, which falls under the Mechanics Bank umbrella with over $18B in assets. In 2021 Forbes ranked Mechanics Bank as one of the best banks in America. Mechanics Bank Auto Finance is a full spectrum relationship lender satisfying consumer’s financing needs. She was a featured speaker at the inaugural Women’s Forum inaugural mentoring event.

We asked Kim what advice she’d give to her younger self, knowing what she knows now.

It’s never going to be as bad as you think it is and to have more confidence in your ability. Tell yourself that you can, and not you can’t. Get out of your head. And it is ok to ask for advice.

March 16th, 2022 by