Eric Gebhard

Interim Chief Financial Officer, JM Family Enterprises

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Eric Gebhard is interim chief financial officer of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., 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.  

In this interim role, Gebhard oversees all financial operations for JM Family and its family of companies, which 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 featuring PremierGarage, Concrete Craft, AdvantaClean and Kitchen Tune-Up. He also serves as Treasurer.

Gebhard joined JM Family in 1997 as manager of Treasury. He was promoted to director, assistant treasurer during 2000 and held that position for three years before moving into a Business Development role where he was promoted to assistant vice president. He joined World Omni Financial Corp. in 2006 and provided his leadership and financial expertise in various roles with increasing responsibility. He returned to JM Family as vice president and treasurer in 2010, providing strategic direction for the company’s Corporate Treasury group, whose responsibilities include securing financing and managing interest rate risk for the enterprise, leading the corporate capital allocation and cash management strategies, and managing and developing external banking, investment and rating agency relationships.  

After more than two decades, Gebhard has a deep understanding of JM Family and its business units, including how the finance organization supports their growth and ongoing success. Over the years, he has established strong, effective relationships both internally with associates and leadership teams, and externally with rating agencies, banks and auditors. 

Gebhard earned a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Science in Economics from Virigina Tech. He and his wife reside in Delray Beach, Florida. 

About JM Family Enterprises
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, JM&A Group, World Omni Financial Corp. (dba Southeast Toyota Finance), JM Lexus, DataScan and Home Franchise Concepts. 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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