Martha has been with Ford’s Product Development for 31 years, advancing to various management positions within the company. Early in her career, she designed and released components and systems within Chassis and Electrical on multiple vehicle lines. As a manager, she developed and honed her teambuilding and leadership skills in Powertrain Cooling, Heat Management, Aero and Climate Control Systems as well as Body Interior Integration over the last 18 years. Martha received a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University and a Master’s of Science in Electronic and Computer Control Systems from Wayne State University. She is a lifelong Detroit area resident and she has 2 children, Elizabeth and Matthew.