American Financial Services Association

Kathy Ruble

Kathy Ruble

PeopleWomen's Leadership Council

Kathy Ruble

Executive Director, Auto Marketing and Dealer Communications
Ally Financial

Kathy is the Executive Director Auto Marketing and Dealer Communications at Ally. She is responsible for all aspects of automotive marketing and advertising. Her team creates and distributes dealer/program communications to 18,000 plus Dealers. Previously, Kathy was the Executive Director of Communications, Dealership Online Services, and led the U.S. sales team that sold and promoted dealership training, lead management, and Ally SmartAuction. Kathy has been with GM/GMAC/Ally for 33 years and during her career has amassed a wealth of experience in many facets of the auto business and finance operations. She has held a number of sales and marketing positions as well as roles in commercial lending, OEM operations and alliance support. Ruble holds a Bachelor’s degree in communication, arts and sciences from Michigan State University and a Master’s degree in administration/marketing from Central Michigan University. She serves on the AFSA Vehicle Finance Board and Conference Planning Committee. She also sits on the AFSA Women’s Leadership Council, the AFSA Education Foundation Board, and was recently appointed to the Michigan Philharmonic Board of Directors. She is a mentor at Ally and Wayne State University, and is active with the Ally Women’s ERG chairing the business connectivity pillar.