Ed Brown

President, DataScan

Ed Brown

Ed Brown is president of DataScan, as well as group vice president for parent company JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a privately held company with $16 billion in revenue and more than 4,500 associates. Rooted in automotive and united in its strong culture and core values, JM Family is in the business of helping other businesses succeed.

In his role, Brown works closely with the team at DataScan, an industry leader in providing lenders with wholesale asset financing and inventory risk management solutions, to continue its business momentum by improving its operational and financial results.

Brown first joined JM Family in 2003, working for DataScan’s sister company Southeast Toyota Finance. He has since served in several senior management roles within the enterprise and its various business units, including group vice president, Southeast Toyota Finance Companies; president, JM&A Brasil; and group vice president, Aviation, Marine and Medical Services for JM Family. Prior to joining JM Family, he held leadership positions with SunTrust Bank and Bank of Hawaii.

Brown earned his bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Utica College of Syracuse University. He and his wife Barbara live in Alpharetta, Georgia and have two children.

About DataScan
Founded in 1989, DataScan is the industry leader in providing lenders with wholesale asset financing and inventory risk management solutions. Clients rely on their industry knowledge and expert team to successfully manage their business and reduce risk. Located in Alpharetta, Georgia, DataScan is part of JM Family Holdings & Services, a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc. JM Family is a privately held company with $16 billion in revenue and more than 4,200 associates and headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Florida. 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.

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 4,500 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®, PremierGarage, Concrete Craft®, AdvantaClean®, Kitchen Tune-Up®, Bath Tune-Up™ and Two Maids & A Mop.

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.

 

Media Contacts

Christie Caliendo

Director, Public Relations & Integrated Marketing

Christie.Caliendo@jmfamily.com