Carmen Johnson

Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Legal, JM Family Enterprises, Inc.

Carmen Johnson

Carmen Johnson is executive vice president of Human Resources and Legal for JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a diversified automotive company ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies. 

Johnson serves as the principal legal adviser for JM Family and its business units, which 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 products in the automotive industry; Southeast Toyota Finance, a captive finance company for 177 Toyota dealers in the southeast; JM Lexus, one of South Florida’s leading Lexus dealers; and Home Franchise Concepts, a franchise network of home improvement products and services consisting of Budget Blinds, Tailored Living featuring PremierGarage, Concrete Craft, AdvantaClean and Kitchen Tune-Up.

Additionally, she directs the company’s Human Resources and Total Rewards functions, including HR Operations, Training and Benefits. Johnson is also 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.

Johnson joined JM Family in 2007 as vice president of Human Resources & Total Rewards, and was promoted in 2009 to senior vice president and general counsel. Prior to joining the company, Johnson specialized in labor-related law and employment compliance with more than 20 years experience, including 10 years as JM Family’s outside employment counsel. 

Johnson earned her law and business administration degrees from the University of Miami. She is a member of the Florida Bar, and is admitted to practice in multiple courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. She also sits on the board of Kids In Distress. Johnson resides in Lighthouse Point, Florida, with her husband and they have three children.

About JM Family Enterprises, Inc.
JM Family Enterprises, Inc. was founded by automotive legend, Jim Moran in 1968. It is a privately held company with $16 billion in revenue and more than 4,200 associates. Rooted in automotive and united in its strong culture and core values, JM Family is in the business of helping other businesses succeed. As a long-term partner, it is invested in its companies, associates and its communities. Driven by exceptional performance, current subsidiaries are in the automotive, financial services and franchising industries. Its family of companies includes: Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles; JM&A Group, a company committed to improving automotive dealers’ performance by offering Finance & Insurance products and services, dealership training and consulting; World Omni Financial Corp. (dba Southeast Toyota Finance), a captive financial services company driven to delivering an exceptional dealership and customer experience for Toyota customers in the Southeast; JM Lexus, one of South Florida’s leading Lexus dealers; DataScan, a provider of solutions for wholesale asset financing and inventory risk management; and Home Franchise Concepts, a multi-brand franchise network consisting of Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living®, Concrete Craft®, AdvantaClean®, Kitchen Tune-Up® and Bath Tune-Up™.

JM Family has earned various awards for its culture, products and services, including 23 consecutive years on Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Interact with JM Family on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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