Toyota Exec Joins AFSA Board January 19, 2017 On January 13, the AFSA Board of Directors elected Wei Shi to the AFSA Board. Mr. Shi is CFO and Officer of Global Business Intelligence at Toyota Financial Services International Corporation. He also serves as Group Vice President of Treasury, Business Intelligence, Analytics & Finance for Toyota Motor Credit Corporation. Shi replaces Chris Ballinger of Toyota Financial Services, who is transitioning to a new position within Toyota. Shi’s career at Toyota Financial Services (TFS) began in 2006 as Corporate Manager of Treasury. He shepherded the company’s leading funding programs through the global financial crisis to provide uninterrupted support to customers and dealers. He has since assumed responsibility to build and cultivate data and analytics capabilities at TFS for better financial discipline, performance measurement and decision-making. The TFS Treasury and Finance team has repeatedly won international recognition for performance, stability, speed-to-market, and risk management. Automotive News recognized Shi as one of the All-Stars in 2013. Prior to joining Toyota, he served as Senior Vice President and Assistant Treasurer for Providian Financial, and spent his earlier career in the financial services industry with Goldman Sachs, Salomon Brothers, and Bank of America. Shi earned two advanced degrees – a master’s in electrical and computer engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, and a doctorate in finance from the University of California, Berkeley. He is a member of AFSA’s Vehicle Division and his been an avid supporter of AFSA over the years.