JM Family Enterprises Names Eric Gebhard Interim Chief Financial Officer

May 5, 2021

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Eric Gebhard, a 24-year veteran associate of JM Family Enterprises, has been named Interim Chief Financial Officer, Group Vice President and Treasurer. In this role, Gebhard will oversee all financial operations for JM Family and its business units.

Gebhard joined JM Family in 1997, most recently serving as Vice President and Treasurer. He has a deep understanding of the company’s businesses, including how the finance organization helps support their growth and ongoing success.

“Over the years, Eric has built strong, effective relationships both internally with associates and leadership teams and externally with rating agencies, banks and auditors,” said Brent Burns, President & CEO, JM Family. “Eric’s wealth of experience positions him well to lead our organization’s financial teams and strategies. Additionally, with plans to retire in the next few years, Gebhard will assist the company in seeking a long-term CFO, playing a crucial role in the recruitment and onboarding of JM Family’s future selected successor. We appreciate Eric’s dedication to our company and are confident in his leadership.”

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 $18 billion in revenue and more than 5,000 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, franchising and specialty distribution 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; Home Franchise Concepts®, a multi-brand franchise network consisting of Budget Blinds®, Tailored Living® featuring PremierGarage®, Concrete Craft®, AdvantaClean®, Kitchen Tune-Up®, Bath Tune-Up®Two Maids® and Aussie Pet Mobile®; and Futura Title & Escrow, a family of leading independent title and escrow companies which includes Alliance Title & Escrow, AmeriTitle, Pacific Alliance Title, and Kittitas Title and Escrow, and Rollease Acmeda, a leading specialty distributor of window covering systems.

JM Family has earned various awards for its culture, products and services, including 24 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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