Jackson, Raghu Join AFSA Board

The AFSA Board of Directors unanimously approved the elections of Ravi Ragju of Capital One Auto Finance and Bruce Jackson of Chase Auto Finance to the AFSA Board of Directors.

Ravi Raghu will replace Trip Hall on the AFSA Board of Directors. Hall has moved on to a new position at Capital One and will be heading up a segment of the company’s U.S. credit card business. Raghu will succeed Hall as the senior vice president, head of Capital One Auto Finance business, where his responsibilities will include strategy, risk, product development, marketing, credit originations, servicing, and technology.

Most recently, Raghu served as senior vice president of Capital One’s home equity business. He began his professional career in Capital One’s Credit Card Division over 14 years ago. Starting out as a business analyst, Raghu led key innovations across marketing, product, and credit functions. Subsequently, Raghu has held key leadership roles in personal installment loans, auto finance and home loans. In auto finance, Raghu was the head of marketing and analysis from 2012-2014 and held the same position for mortgage and home Equity from 2014-2015.

Bruce Jackson will replace Thasunda Duckett on the AFSA Board of Directors. Duckett was recently appointed CEO of Consumer Banking. Jackson is the head of Retail Lending for Chase Auto Finance, one of the leading bank providers of auto financing in the country with a portfolio of more than $60 billion in assets and relationships with more than 75% of U.S. franchised automotive dealers. Chase Auto Finance is part of JPMorgan Chase’s Consumer & Community Banking division.

 

In this role, Jackson oversees all of Auto Finance’s retail sales, product development and loan originations activities. Collectively, the Retail Lending group works with 17,000 car dealerships across the U.S., and generates more than $6 billion in loan originations every quarter. Jackson also oversees nearly 1,000 employees located in nine locations.

 

Before joining Chase in 2013, Jackson served for 15 years as the National Retail Executive for Bank of America Dealer Financial Services, where he oversaw a $29 billion auto consumer portfolio. He also had responsibilities for commercial, risk management and pricing during his tenure at B of A. Prior to that, Jackson served for three years as an Operations Manager for Wells Fargo and three years as Customer Accounts Representative for Toyota Motor Credit.