Senior Director, Communications

    April Buford

Phone: 248.430.5964


April Buford is OESA's senior director, communications. Along with her team, she is responsible for developing and executing OESA member and prospect communications strategies and initiatives. She leads theCommunications Executives Peer Council and plays a supportive role for the Human Resources andAutomotive Public Relations Councils.

Prior to joining OESA in 2014, Buford spent her 23-year career in sales, marketing and corporate communications at Urban Science, Steelcase, Quicken Loans, and Ford Motor Company.

Buford has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Central Michigan University and an MBA from Cornerstone University.