Martha Honeycutt graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Communications/Public Relations. After graduation, Martha worked in Germany for Lignotok GmbH, an automotive supplier. Upon returning to the U.S., she joined Ford Motor Company where she held different roles over the years, including Dealer Operations Manager, Fleet Call Center Manager and E-Business Strategy & Development Manager. She also functioned as a recruiter.
Honeycutt has a passion for the advancement of women. She was on the Board of Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan–Dearborn where she participated as a mentor. She was a member of Ford’s Women’s Marketing Team as well as the company’s Women’s Speakers Bureau. She is an active member of the North Mecklenburg Woman’s Club and has served two years as its president. Honeycutt and her husband have two grown children.