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CONTENTS Our Name is Our Promise... Dealer relationships are at the core of everything we do here at Ally, as we believe you should beneft from more than just a transactional relationship with your fnance provider. We believe in the importance of having a business ally that you can trust and count on. With nearly a century of experience supporting the auto industry, our people are passionate about your business; it is in our blood. We are committed to helping dealers better manage their business, and fnd ways to maximize sales and proftability and enhance the customer experience for the full-ownership cycle. And, as we continue to support your opportunities and challenges, we will stay true to who we are and what we've always been…an Ally. We offer perhaps the broadest set of products and services in the industry – from commercial loans and insurance to a range of consumer fnancing options and service contracts. As a full-spectrum provider, we understand your dealership needs inside and out. And, that's what leads to success for both of us. We have the scale, the speed and the agility to help you react to the market quickly and competitively. Our Ally professionals can provide comprehensive training in every aspect of your business to help you maximize staff potential and optimize your business performance. Because at the end of the day, this is a relationship business and we know that. And like you, giving back is incredibly important to us. Our exclusive sponsorship of the TIME Dealer of the Year program is just one way we support and augment your efforts with grants to charitable causes across the country. In this supplement, we celebrate our dealer customers whose generosity and commitment to their communities is truly inspiring. Our name is our promise, and Ally is proud to service such a distinct group of people. Together, we are helping grow the U.S. auto industry and make a difference in the lives of many customers. We are pleased to bring this special supplement to F&I and Showroom magazine. We value your business and look forward to an incredible future. Best Regards, Bill Muir Bill Muir President Ally Financial Inc. 2 Going 'All In' Ally Auto's Tim Russi discusses the company's four strategic priorities and what they mean to dealers. 4 Straight Talk Ally Insurance's Tom Callahan shares his vision for the business and what it means to dealers. 6 The Ally Difference Dealers discuss Ally's dealer-centric business model and the tools making the biggest difference in their stores. 12 Value Statement Dealers like Texas Direct Auto's Rick Williams and Mike Welch are discovering the real value of Ally. 18 Community Minded Find out how Time Dealer of the Year Michael Alford and this year's three ﬁnalists rewarded the communities in which they serve.