Jody DeVere

Jody DeVere is the CEO of, Inc. a social media marketing to women expert, journalist, car care & safety spokesperson 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, member of the Car Care Council Women's Board, member of the California State Advisory Board for SkillsUSA , Board member of the Collision Industry Council, member of the SEMA Businesswomen's Networking Association and has been a Contributing Editor for the Car Channel on . She is the Shell ( MOM) Motor Oil Matters ( spokesperson and was the 2009 spokesperson for the Rain-X Division of Shell Oil and Mobil1 Motor Oil division of Exxon/Mobil on car care and safety. In the past, she has been a speaker for Michelin, American Car Care Centers, DSP20 Groups, Mercedes Benz Corporate, the National Automobile Dealer Association (, National Independent Automobile Dealer Association (, JD Power Automotive Internet Roundtable, GYNYDA, NAWBO, Marketing to Women Conference , (, 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 appeared in the New York Times, Forbes, Wall St Journal, Oprah Magazine, Pink Magazine and many radio, TV and other media outlets. She continues to do speaking engagements on the automotive industry, social media, marketing to women, and everything in between. Visit me at

AskPatty Reminds you to Celebrate a Safe Fourth of July

I  celebrate Independence Day each year with fireworks -- and a touch of sadness:  The Fourth of July would be my own mother's birthday, except that she was killed 45 years ago by a drunk driver....more
“FiestaGrrl: My annual reminder to celebrate a safe Fourth of July askpatty ...more

Shouldn’t The First Ride Of Your Life Also Be The Safest?

Three New York infants took their inaugural ride home in one of America’s safest SUV/crossovers as part of Mitsubishi Motors’ “First Ride<...more

Teen Driving is the Leading Cause of Teen Deaths

In American culture, getting a driver’s license at 16 is considered a rite of passage. But lately, it has grown from an exciting stage of growth to a death sentence for thousands of teens every year....more

Handy Tire Safety Tips for Women

With American drivers putting more than 2,969 billion miles on their tires each year, and NHTSA reporting more than 11,000 tire-related crashes annually,  maintaining your vehicle’s tires is crucial to ensuring its safety on the road....more

Please Join AskPatty in Support of the Multiple Sclerosis Society on World MS Day

To help celebrate World MS Day on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, we at AskPatty are partnering with the Multiple Sclerosis Society to raise awareness of the disease with our MOMS (Moms Opposing Multiple Sclerosis) social media campaign....more

What's The Most Popular Car Color? You Might Be Surprised!

Just because you might want to match your car color to your favorite nail polish, doesn't mean you’re the typical consumer. A recent study has found that for much of the last decade, silver was the most popular color choice for cars; however, if you’ve purchased a vehicle in the last three years, odds are better that it was white....more

#Damitishotinla - or, Tips to Prevent Overheating your Car

Who doesn’t believe in climate change? First it was Arctic cold temperatures during the “Polar Vortex” of winter, and now summer is swooping in as extreme and record-challenging heat grips the Los Angeles area. ...more

Researching “The Puke Zone” to Curb Motion Sickness

You probably don’t recall the number of the road trips when one of your passengers didn’t get car sick while watching the rear DVD entertainment system, like the one in the Buick Enclave....more

AskPatty’s Guide to Ten Roomy Utility Vehicles Moms Will Love for Mother’s Day

Are you shopping for a new car? Does your family need something to transport your brood and their stuff?...more

Volvo Debuts Inflatable Child Seat Concept

Why do child safety seats have to be bulky, hard to move, and tedious to mount?...more