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Jody DeVere CEO Moms Oppose MS: Educating, Donating, Working Together to Overcome it

Moms Oppose MS: Educating, Donating, Working Together to Overcome itJody DeVereEvery mom wants to do the best she can to care for her kids and keep them safe from harm: We make sure our cars are equipped with proper safety equipment like anti-lock brakes and strap them lovingly into child seats and seat belts to protect them in case of an accident. We make sure they are wearing a helmet when learning to ride a bike. At home, we hide the dangerous chemicals and put away the knives. But there…See More
May 13, 2013
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"Women mean business! Join the AskPatty/M2W Social Media panel at the Chicago Auto Show. #cas13 #smp13"
Feb 6, 2013
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"Join us Saturday, February 9th, Women's Automotive Association Spirit of Leadership Awards, NADA 2013, Orlando, Fla"
Feb 6, 2013
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"Jody DeVere, others honored at the 2013 WAAI Spirit of Leadership Awards During NADA Orlando"
Jan 16, 2013
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"Game Changers: AskPatty's Women's Automotive Speakers Bureau Ready to Spread the Word"
Jan 16, 2013
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Jody DeVere is the CEO and President of, Inc. and has more than twenty-five years of achievement as a successful entrepreneur focused on sales and marketing leadership including ten years developing web based business solutions across diverse industries. DeVere is currently the President of the Woman's Automotive Association International ,the premier women's organization for women automotive professionals, a member of the Car Care Council Women's Board , a member of the California State Advisory Board for SkillsUSA, Chairperson of the United Spinal Motor Sports Committee, and a member of the SEMA Businesswomen's Networking Association and is the Editor of the Car Channel on

She has been a speaker with the National Automobile Dealer Association (, National Independent Automobile Dealer Association (, JD Power Automotive Internet Roundtable, GYNYDA, NAWBO, Car Care Council Women’s Board,, SEMA, SEMA Business Women’s Networking Association, Northwood Auto Show and the Association of Automotive Internet Sales Professionals. She has been an expert guest on many radio shows, including Motor Trend Radio, Car Concerns, Oprah & Friend’s Radio Network on XM, Greenstone Media’s Radio Ritas, and National Public Radio’s “Talk of the Nation” with Marti Barletta.

DeVere has also appeared on Fox 11 Morning News in Los Angeles as a guest on “Ask the Expert” with Jean Martirez. DeVere was also a guest on iVillage Live and has been a resource for The She Spot - Why Women Are the Market for Changing the World -- And How to Reach Them by Lisa Witter and Lisa Chen, Pink Magazine, F&I Magazine,, Paul Gillin’s book “The New Influencers,” and "Secrets of Social Media", as well as J.D. Power’s “Women Online: Opportunities for Dealerships.” She continues to do speaking engagements in and out of the automotive industry.
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Jody DeVere CEO Moms Oppose MS: Educating, Donating, Working Together to Overcome it

Posted on May 13, 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments

Moms Oppose MS: Educating, Donating, Working Together to Overcome it

Jody DeVere

Every mom wants to do the best she can to care for her kids and keep them safe from harm: We make sure our cars are equipped with proper safety equipment like anti-lock brakes and strap them lovingly into child seats and seat belts to protect them in case of an accident. We make sure they are wearing a helmet when…

Meade Lexus of Lakeside, Utica, Mich. Top 100 Dealership To Work For Automotive News

Posted on November 8, 2012 at 10:57am 0 Comments

Ken Meade
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Two years ago, employees of Meade Lexus of Lakeside were trained on catering to female customers. The training made the dealership a better place for both…


Car Care Council Women's Board Names Jody DeVere CEO AskPatty Aftermarket Women of the Year

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 6:30am 0 Comments

The Car Care Council Women’s Board (WB) has chosen Jody DeVere, CEO,, as the ninth annual Aftermarket Woman of the Year. Amy Mattinat, owner and manager of Auto Craftsmen, has been named the Female Service Shop Owner of the Year, while Andrea Schultz has been selected as the first-ever Woman of Promise. The announcement was made at the 2012 Women’s Board reception, Tuesday evening, at the Sands Expo Center.

The Women of the Year awards are administered by the WB Career…


Certified Female Friendly® Meade Lexus named Top 100 Dealership to work for by Automotive News

Posted on October 21, 2012 at 8:49am 1 Comment

Congratulations to Ken Meade and the Meade Lexus Group in Michigan for being named as one of the 2012 Top 100 Dealerships to work for by Automotive News! I also wanted to thank Ken personally for the strong testimonial on…


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At 12:45pm on July 15, 2009, Ken Nix said…
Hi Jody,

You make such a big difference in the automotive industry. Thank you for all your great information you bring to the table on a constant basis.
At 12:35pm on April 28, 2009, Maria Espinoza said…
Hi Jody,
I just wanted to say that I really admire your work, its great to have women like you in the industry!
At 9:16am on October 17, 2008, Chad Karsting said…

It was great to finally meet you in person in Las Vegas (JD Powers) last week. I appreciate all of your wonderful advise and will put it to good use. I know our paths will cross again in the future and I look forward to it.

Thanks again,
Chad Karsting

P.S. Congrats on the Ophra interview.
At 1:47pm on September 16, 2008, Carole Obeid said…
Hi Jody,

Looking forward to meeting you in person!

Best Regards,
Carole Obeid
At 10:48am on July 30, 2008, Jody DeVere said…

Send an email to Amy Hile at to set up a meeting for us so I can see a demo!

Jody DeVere
At 10:44am on July 30, 2008, Joseph B Antley; JB ANTLEY said…
Hi Jody,
You and I have a dealer in common; ! I think RedNumbat completes the internet buying experience for all shoppers and may be a great value-add for AskPatty!
At 1:16am on January 18, 2008, Jody DeVere said…
Great looking forward to it!
At 5:55pm on January 11, 2008, Charlie Vogelheim said…
See you in Detroit...I'll be there Sat to Thursday
At 8:18pm on January 9, 2008, Jeff Ward said…
Thanks Jody! I look forward to seeing you at NADA.

Your old buddy in AZ.
At 6:21pm on January 9, 2008, Jody DeVere said…
Yes this would be great! Will you be providing transportation to and from I am staying at the Hilton?

I am coming in from LA that day and can come in to San Jose 1st if I can get transported to the Hilton after!

Best Regards,

Jody DeVere
President - Ask Patty, Inc.

Ph: 805-375-3918
Cell : 805-208-1008
Fax: 805- 375-3922

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