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Jody Stidham

Senior Vice President, Partnerships and Industry Alliances

Jody Stidham is senior vice president, partnerships and industry alliances at FordDirect. In this role, she manages the FordDirect relationships with suppliers and industry partners. This includes day-to-day relationship management, service level agreements, product engineering work plans, and vendor product roadmap direction.

Jody previously served as FordDirect’s senior vice president, product strategy. In this role, Jody oversaw the product strategy team, including FordDirect’s innovation lab, product development and product management teams. Before her role in product strategy, she was vice president of consumer loyalty and experience, responsible for managing and enhancing the customer experience in the ownership lifecycle and integrating key products and services across FordDirect’s portfolio.

Prior to joining FordDirect in 2012, Jody spent four years at Urban Science managing the customer practice, working with eight global OEMs on CRM lead management and effectiveness. She spent 14 years with General Motors, leading various digital marketing, customer relationship management (CRM) and management teams.

Jody earned a bachelor’s degree in management at Kettering University’s GMI Engineering & Management Institute and a master’s in business administration from Wayne State University.

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