William J. Whitlock | RouteOne

William J. Whitlock

Board Member
William Whitlock


(248) 862-7000


Vice President, Risk Management, Ford Credit 


Bill Whitlock is Vice President, Risk Management, and has held this position since October 2018. He and his staff are responsible for consumer, commercial and residual risk for Ford Credit. 

Prior to this role, Whitlock served as Vice President, U.S. Brand Management from December 2014. He and his staff were the primary liaisons for the Ford and Lincoln brands in the U.S. He worked closely with the Marketing, Sales and Service teams to support sales of Ford and Lincoln vehicles and associated products. He also has served as Director, U.S. Sales Operations and Major Accounts; Director, Global Consumer Risk; and Director, Global Commercial Risk. Whitlock also held numerous field positions in the United States including district manager, customer service manager and branch manager.

Originally from Texas, Whitlock holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Texas State University. He sits on the RouteOne board of directors.  He has been married for 30 years to Janet, and they have two grown daughters.