Title: Executive director of sales support for GM's North America vehicle sales, service & marketing group
Status: Married with one daughter and one son
Education: Bachelor's degree in journalism from Kent State University; master's degree in communication and communication management from University of Southern California
Challenge: Integrate GM's retail sales and national marketing initiatives across all of its divisions and in all of its regions
Quote: 'I grew up in Youngstown, Ohio, but I've lived out West most of my life. Coming here, my view of our industry is really, really different.'