Profiling the 50 Most: Talvis Love

Talvis P. Love was appointed Vice President – Information Technology

Talvis P. Love, Chief Information Officer, Chrysler Financial

Management (ITM), Chief Information Officer for Chrysler Financial in July 2007.  Prior to this position Love was Senior Manager — ITM Chrysler Brand, Dealer and Point-of-Sale Systems for DaimlerChrysler Financial Services.  He reports to Lee Wilson, Chief Financial Officer for Chrysler Financial.

In this position, Love’s responsibilities are to direct the development of IT systems in alignment with Chrysler Financial’s strategic requirements, oversees IT systems operations at optimal cost and manages IT development and implementation to ensure data protection, security and privacy for Chrysler Financial’s customers. In addition, Love is responsible for the Enterprise Project Management Office where he is responsible for ensuring all joint business and IT projects drive measurable business value from the strategic portfolio.

Love is a member of the Board of Director’s for RouteOne LLC, a joint venture formed by Chrysler Financial, Ford Motor Credit, GMAC Financial Services and Toyota Financial Services, to provide dealers with a credit aggregation system inclusive of captive and non-captive finance sources.

Love joined the company in October 2005 as a Senior Manager — ITM Chrysler Financial, Dealer and Point-of-Sale Systems.

His academic and work background includes:

Vice President – Information Technology  Management and CIO – Chrysler Financial, July 2007

Senior Manager — ITM Chrysler Brand, Dealer and Point of Sale Systems, DaimlerChrysler Financial Services October 2005

Manager – Order Fulfillment Delivery, Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich., May 2004

Manager – Global Visteon Separation, Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich., April 2003

Manager — Parts and Service IT Practice, Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Mich., October 2000

Associate Director – Global Medical Marketing for Pfizer in Skokie, Ill.,  May1998

Major Account Manager – Oracle Corporation in Chicago, March1994

Data Warehouse Team Leader – Quaker Oats in Chicago, October 1991

M.B.A., Michigan State University in East Lansing, Mich., May 2008

B.S. in Information Systems Management from the University of Maryland, May 1990

Graduate Studies at University of Chicago, Graduate School of Business

Love volunteers his time as a member of the Goodwill of Greater Detroit’s Board of Director’s.