Scott Barrett

President, Home Franchise Concepts

Scott Barrett

H. Scott Barrett is president and CEO of Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), the leading franchisor in the home improvement goods and services space, and a member of the Board of Directors for 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.

Barrett served as interim president and CEO of HFC since September 2019 and officially took the helm in August 2020. He is based at JM Family’s headquarters in Deerfield Beach, Florida, while also spending time at HFC’s offices in Irvine, California and Dallas, Texas, and at various JM Family operations and franchise locations across the country. HFC is the franchisor of Budget Blinds, Tailored Living, PremierGarage, Concrete Craft, AdvantaClean, Kitchen Tune-Up, Bath Tune-Up and Two Maids & A Mop. These home-related goods and services brands are consistently rated at the top in their respective categories and are supported by more than 2,200 franchise territories operating in more than 10,000 cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

Barrett was formerly president of Scoker Investments, LLC, a privately held investment company that focuses primarily on real estate investments. Prior to Scoker, he served as executive vice president for JM Family for nine years.

Before joining JM Family, Barrett served as executive vice president for Republic Industries in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Republic Industries held and managed several business interests including AutoNation, National Car Rental, Alamo Car Rental and Republic Waste. Beginning in 1997, Barrett served in a number of roles at Blockbuster Entertainment Corporation, including president of Domestic Operations and chief information officer. Barrett started his career with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) in Dallas, Texas in 1982.

Barrett earned bachelor’s degrees in accounting and management information systems from Texas Tech University and a fine arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design. Among other recognitions, he received the Companion Medalist from Palm Beach Atlantic University for Entrepreneurship and was nominated twice as CIO of the Year by InformationWeek magazine.

Over the last several years, he has served on the boards of several nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies.

About Home Franchise Concepts
Home Franchise Concepts® (HFC) is one of the world’s largest franchising systems in the home improvement goods and services space and among the world’s largest franchise businesses. HFC’s seven brands, Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living®, PremierGarage, Concrete Craft®, AdvantaClean®, Kitchen Tune-Up®, Bath Tune-Up™ and Two Maids & A Mop are consistently rated at the top of their categories and supported by more than 2,200 franchise territories in the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

HFC is a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a privately held company with $16 billion in revenue and more than 4,500 associates. 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.

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

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