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Nancy L. Gioia

Independent Director since 2016

Committees: Finance and Risk; Generation Oversight Committee

Ms. Gioia’s extensive background in innovation and product development provides the board with invaluable expertise. Ms. Gioia holds a bachelor of science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan and a master of science in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from Stanford University.



Generation Oversight CommitteeGeneration Oversight Committee
Finance and Risk CommitteeFinance and Risk Committee

Professional History & Board Service

Ms. Gioia formerly served as Ford Motor Company’s Director of Global Connectivity, Electrical and User Experience. During her more than 30-year career at Ford, she led the company’s global electrification efforts. In this role, Ms. Gioia developed the technology, vehicle programs and value chain strategies as well as assessed the economic, social and environmental impacts including consumer insights and acceptance. Ms. Gioia worked closely with the Edison Electric Institute, the U.S. Department of Energy and the engineers at Ford to pilot and implement the strategy. Since 2014, she has been the principal of Gioia Consulting Services, LLC, a strategic business advisory company.

Ms. Gioia serves on the boards of Brady Corporation (international manufacturer and marketer) and Meggitt plc (engineering group working in civil aerospace, military and energy markets). She also serves as a board member on the University of Michigan – Dearborn Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board and the University of Michigan Electrical and Computer Engineering School’s Advisory Council (since 2014). She previously served as a board member and as chair of the AutomotiveNEXT executive committee of Inforum.