Pearl Percy

Group Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer

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Pearl Percy is group vice president of enterprise strategy and chief corporate development officer of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a privately held diversified 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 her role, Percy reports to JM Family’s chief executive officer and works closely with the chief financial officer to drive the company’s expansion strategy by identifying industry trends and maintaining relationships with relevant external partners. In addition, Percy’s team focuses on sourcing, negotiating, structuring, and executing strategic acquisitions / investments, in order to drive the company’s growth beyond its automotive roots. She also works with existing business units to develop strategic partnerships and mergers to support their continued growth.

Percy is a seasoned corporate finance executive with more than 18 years in strategic advisory, corporate development and financial transaction management. She has a track record of identifying growth opportunities for customer-centric Fortune 500 companies. Most recently, Percy served as vice president of Strategic Growth for retailer Nordstrom, responsible for advancing the company’s growth and digital transformation through acquisitions, investments and commercial partnerships. In this role, she served as strategic advisor to and represented Nordstrom’s investment interest in 11Honore, Peek Kids, Sole Society, PlatformE, DSCO and Attabotics. She held similar roles at the Clorox Company and the Walt Disney Company. Earlier in her career she focused on mergers and acquisitions at global investment banks J.P. Morgan, Lazard Freres and Banc of America Securities.

Originally from Chicago, Percy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in mathematics and sociology from Northwestern University, and a JD/MBA from the Northwestern School of Law and the Kellogg School of Management. An active member of the local community, Percy serves on the Board of Trustees for the YMCA of South Palm Beach County. She, along with her husband and two sons, resides in Boca Raton, Florida.

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.

 

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