Trader Interactive’s Female Leaders Share Business Expertise

Trader Interactive’s Female Leaders Share Business Expertise

June 14, 2022 – Trader Interactive CEO, Lori Stacy, and EVP of Marketing & TOS, Erin Ruane, have been diving into the world of podcasts and sharing their stories and expertise in recent interviews. Both of these accomplished women have a lot of wisdom to share from their views on business-related topics to their own career growth and advice for climbing the corporate ladder. 

Lori Stacy began making waves at Trader Interactive in 1997 holding many different positions rising through the ranks from Sales Manager to National Sales Trainer, General Manager, Director, President, and finally CEO.

In her conversation with host, Ben Fanning, of The CEO Sessions Podcast, Lori discusses her career and how she got to where she is today. Whether you are a young professional, or someone well on your climb to success and just looking for tips to make yourself a better employee, Lori gives vital advice to work by. 

“Always let your work speak for itself… be seen as a leader… [and] extend your reach beyond your role to gain visibility…” are just a sneak peek into the incredible insights provided in this episode.

During Lori’s tenure as Trader Interactive’s CEO, she prioritized employee culture, diversity, and inclusion in hiring, as evidenced by the diverse leadership team at Trader Interactive. In the Journeys to Equity podcast, she highlighted her views on the subject and shared what she has implemented at the company to foster an inclusive workforce. 

But Lori isn’t the only Trader Interactive leader making a splash in the industry; Erin Ruane is also flexing her 25 years of expertise in marketing. In the Engage Your Tribe podcast, Erin gave expert insight into topics such as marketing to industries experiencing supply chain issues and adapting marketing strategies to meet consumer trends.

Trader Interactive has many accomplished female leaders who lend their expertise to notable business and industry related outlets. You can find a few of the podcast interviews below: 

About Trader Interactive

Trader Interactive connects buyers and sellers in the powersports, recreational vehicle, aircraft, commercial truck, and equipment industries through a broad portfolio of marketplaces that reach 9 million unique monthly visitors. Linked by a widely recognized family of “Trader” trademarks dating back several decades, the company’s innovative digital marketplaces leverage artificial intelligence on a cloud platform to improve the lifestyles and livelihoods of consumers, customers, and employees by seamlessly connecting people to vehicles for work and play. Trader Interactive’s family of “Trader” brands includes lifestyle vehicle marketplaces Cycle Trader, RV Trader, ATV Trader, PWC Trader, Snowmobile Trader, and Aero Trader, as well as commercial equipment segments Commercial Truck Trader and Equipment Trader. In addition, the company powers thousands of dealership websites through Commercial Web Services and RV Web Services, and offers unique data insights and technology that assist dealers in more effectively running and marketing their dealerships as well as better serving their customers. The company has more than 350 employees and is based in Virginia Beach, VA. For more information, visit