Ed Sheehy

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

Ed Sheehy

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, Massachusetts, with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. He and his wife have two children and reside in Delray Beach, Florida. 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.

About Southeast Toyota Distributors LLC
Southeast Toyota Distributors is the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyotas. The company distributes vehicles, parts and accessories to 177 Toyota dealerships in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and North Carolina and South Carolina. Dealers in this region sell approximately 20 percent of all Toyotas sold in the country. Headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Florida, its vehicle processing facilities are located in Jacksonville, Florida and Commerce, Georgia. Southeast Toyota Distributors is a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a diversified automotive corporation ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ list of America’s Largest Private Companies. JM Family is also ranked No. 94 by FORTUNE® as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®, its 23rd consecutive year on the 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 4,200 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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