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Leadership

Garry McGuire

Chief Operating Officer

Garry McGuire is chief operating officer at FordDirect. In this role, he is responsible for day-to-day operational execution of the business, including the following functional areas: product portfolio, support infrastructure for the dealer retail channel and new digital retailing channels, industry partnerships, corporate strategy, marketing, and business intelligence and data analytics initiatives.

He has over 20 years of relevant digital marketing, advertising, and executive operating experience with both public and private companies. Before becoming FordDirect’s chief operating officer, he was interim executive vice president of product, marketing, and innovation, responsible for leading FordDirect’s strategic business planning.

Prior to joining FordDirect in 2017, Garry spent 20 years working in Silicon Valley in venture capital, software, ad-tech, and digital marketing. He was the CEO of RMG Networks, the CEO of Icon Internet Ventures, the president of digital marketing agency Gyro, and held various leadership roles in operations and marketing at Compaq Computer Corporation.

Garry has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Dayton and attended the Harvard Business School Executive Education general marketing/marketing management program. He is an advisor to several start-up technology companies in the consumer internet, ad-tech, and digital retailing sectors.

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Mike Jurecki

Chief Executive Officer

Garry McGuire

Chief Operating Officer

Kevin Liederbach

Chief Financial Officer

Beth Hill

General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer

R.J. Bussone

Chief Information Officer

John Cook

Senior Vice President, OEM and Dealer Relations

Niki Doak

Senior Vice President, Dealer Solutions

Caryn Rainey

Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Organizational Development

Jody Stidham

Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Industry Alliances

Cary Tilds

Senior Vice President, Digital Strategy