Travis Spencer

Ford Motor Company

Head of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion

Travis Spencer is the Head of Supplier Diversity & Inclusion at Ford Motor Company. In this role, Travis is responsible for driving diversity and inclusion among Ford’s strategic partners and supply chain. He accomplishes this by connecting minority, women, veteran, disabled, LGBTQ and small business enterprises to Ford and its Tier 1 suppliers. Travis believes that economic empowerment for diverse suppliers and their corresponding communities is the epitome for what it means to drive human progress… Thus ultimately delivering Ford’s vision of Creating a Better Tomorrow.

Travis brings a strong professional business acumen in Corporate Purchasing & Strategy, Supply Chain Management, Program Management, and Negotiation along with an academic focus in Accounting, Finance, and Business Ethics. He is a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy, a private Jesuit institution known for its emphasis on service and servant leadership.

Travis is on the Board of Directors and Executive Finance Committee of the Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC), a Board of Directors member of the Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MHCC), a member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR), a Board of Directors member of the Michigan Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Board, and the President of the National Minority Supplier Development Council’s (NMSDC) Automotive Industry Group (AIG).