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Mike Jurecki

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Jurecki is chief executive officer at FordDirect. As CEO, he helps drive continued innovation and expand digital offerings to help Ford and Lincoln Dealers sell more cars and trucks. Mike has vast knowledge of automotive retail distribution systems, covering all channels with a deep understanding of both automotive dealers and automakers.

Before being appointed FordDirect’s CEO in June 2016, Mike served as CEO of RouteOne for 14 years, and led its formation as a joint venture owned by Ally Financial, Ford Motor Credit Company, TD Auto Finance and Toyota Financial Services. Under his leadership, RouteOne experienced exceptional growth and success where it grew its indirect lending finance source network to over 1,300 organizations and formed an industry-leading 130 Dealer service provider integration. It also earned industry leadership in eContracting, having processed two million eContracts in 2015.

Prior to joining RouteOne, Mike served as the director of operations for Ford Credit’s Capital Efficiency unit and worked for Ford Credit in the United Kingdom as the general manager of its Customer Service Center, as well as in a separate assignment as the manager of World Wide Trade Financing. He spent the majority of his 20-plus years with Ford Credit in a number of field positions across the country, ranging from assistant customer service representative to branch manager of its largest U.S. branch operation.

Mike holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Eastern Michigan University, as well as master’s degrees in business administration from the University of Detroit and Canisius College in New York.

Learn more about the team

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