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Ed Sheehy

President, Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC
Executive Vice President, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

Ed Sheehy is president of Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC, the largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles in the world and executive vice president of parent company JM Family Enterprises, Inc. JM Family is a diversified automotive corporation ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies. He also serves as a member of JM Family’s Executive Management Team, which oversees the development and implementation of the company’s long-range planning and strategies for future growth.

Sheehy is responsible for directing the overall operation of Southeast Toyota Distributors, including three vehicle processing facilities, parts supply and distribution, and Southeast Transportation Systems, Inc., the company's automotive transport division.  

Sheehy joined Southeast Toyota Distributors in 1999 and previously served as senior vice president and assistant general manager as well as vice president of marketing. Prior to that, he held a number of leadership positions in the automotive industry.

Sheehy graduated from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass., with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. He and his wife have two children and reside in Delray Beach, Fla. He is an active supporter of several local charities, Saint Andrew’s School, Dartmouth College Friends of Football, and the Boston Latin School. Sheehy has also been involved in Boca Raton Youth Athletics.

Southeast Toyota distributes vehicles, parts and accessories to 177 independent dealers in the five-state region of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Ranked No. 1 in the National Automobile Dealers Association’s dealer attitude study, sales in the region out-pace Toyota sales in every other part of the country.

JM Family Enterprises, Inc., founded by Jim Moran in 1968, is a $17.7 billion diversified automotive company ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies. It is also ranked No. 26 by FORTUNE® as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, its 22nd consecutive year on the list. JM Family has more than 4,400 associates and its primary subsidiaries include: Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles; JM&A Group, one of the leading independent providers of finance and insurance (F&I) products in the automotive industry; Southeast Toyota Finance and DataScan, both part of World Omni Financial Corp., a diversified financial services company; JM Lexus, South Florida’s only Lexus Plus dealer; and Home Franchise Concepts, a franchise network of home improvement products and services consisting of Budget BlindsTailored LivingConcrete CraftAdvantaClean and Kitchen Tune-Up. Headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Florida, JM Family has major U.S. operations in Jacksonville and Margate, Florida; Commerce and Alpharetta, Georgia; Mobile, Alabama; St. Louis, Missouri; and Irvine, California. Interact with JM Family on FacebookTwitterInstagram and LinkedIn.