Councils & Networks

PRO Volunteer Spotlight: Jesse Stoddard of AutoStyle Marketing

By Ashley Reyes

The SEMA Professional Restylers Organization (PRO) named Jesse Stoddard, CEO of AutoStyle Marketing, as the council's newest spotlight volunteer.  

Watch the video below to learn more about Stoddard's career and passion for the industry.




SEMA News: What inspired you to pursue a career in automotive restyling?  

Jesse Stoddard: To help my friend whose husband owned a restyling business and passed away. I wanted to help her build the business to help create a legacy. 

SN: Why did you decide to volunteer for PRO? 

JS: I like the idea of helping the members who are small-business owners like me and helping the industry even in a small way. I've met great people by being a part of things. 

SN: What advice do you have for someone pursuing a career in the automotive aftermarket? 

JS: Network, get to know people and show an interest. Be a sincere learner. 

SN: What is your dream vehicle?  

JS: My dream vehicle is one that comfortably takes me to a five-star resort on a beach. 

SN: What is the best advice you have ever received? 

JS: Find something you love and are passionate about and go all in. 

SN: What keeps you in the industry? 

JS: The people. 

SN: Where can you be found on a Saturday?  

JS: With my family, exploring a new place or doing a new activity. 

Fill out a PRO member spotlight form to highlight how you or your company are contributing to the automotive restyling industry. Selected candidates are eligible to be featured on PRO's social media, SEMA News and future PRO-member updates.