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Southeast Toyota Distributors Announces the Promotion of Casey Gunnell Jr to Group Vice President

Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles, recently announced the promotion of Casey Gunnell Jr to group vice president. The announcement was made by Ed Sheehy, president of Southeast Toyota Distributors. In his new role, Gunnell will be responsible for the company’s Parts Distribution Center (PDC) and the three Vehicle Processing […]

January 12, 2021

Happy Haul-idays Virtual Toy and Essential Needs Drive Spreads Holiday Cheer

JM Family Enterprises’ associates donated more than 1,050 items for families in need Associates from JM Family Enterprises and its subsidiaries banded together to spread holiday cheer, supporting children and families in need with Happy Haul-idays, a first-of-its-kind virtual toy and essential needs drive. Through the campaign, which benefitted nonprofit partners in each of the […]

January 8, 2021

JM Family Enterprises Subsidiary Home Franchise Concepts Adds Kitchen Tune-Up to its Family of Brands

Home Franchise Concepts, a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, has entered into an agreement to acquire Kitchen Tune-Up, an impressive and growing franchise company specializing in affordable kitchen updates through its network of 135 individual franchisees in 202 territories across the U.S. JM Family and Home Franchise Concepts are focused on empowering the experienced team […]

December 17, 2020

Youth Automotive Training Center Hosts First Virtual Event to Raise Program Funds for Underserved Young People

More than 150 friends and sponsors of the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC) from all across the nation gathered online on November 14 as part of the school’s first virtual donor appreciation and fundraising effort. The 2020 Shifting Gears Virtually event grew from YATC’s desire to celebrate its community and show appreciation to long-standing partners […]

December 7, 2020

JM Family Enterprises Named One of the 2020 Best Workplaces for Parents by Great Place to Work®

Great Place to Work® has named JM Family Enterprises, Inc. as No. 48 on the 2020 Best Workplaces for Parents list for having created consistently positive experiences for working parents. This award is particularly significant in light of the extremely difficult and novel challenges facing parents this year. To support parents during these unprecedented times, JM Family has […]

December 2, 2020

JM Family Enterprises Inc. and Southeast Toyota Distributors Recognize Hunger Action Month with #ToyotaFightsHunger Social Media Campaign

In honor of Hunger Action Month, an awareness campaign established by Feeding America in 2008 which is celebrated each September, JM Family and its subsidiary Southeast Toyota Distributors created #ToyotaFightsHunger. This campaign leveraged relationships with area social media influencers to support local Feeding America chapters throughout the company’s footprint. “JM Family and its subsidiaries have […]

October 5, 2020

JM Family Enterprises Named One of the 2020 Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Great Place to Work and Fortune have named JM Family Enterprises as one of the Best Workplaces for Women for the fifth consecutive year. The company ranked at No. 56 on the 2020 list. The Best Workplaces for Women stand out for excelling in one of the nation’s most competitive marketplaces. JM Family’s corporate culture […]

September 18, 2020

JM Family Enterprises Named No. 2 on 2020 Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have recognized JM Family Enterprises as one of the Best Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production for the fifth time. The company and its subsidiary Southeast Toyota Distributors ranked at No. 2 on the 2020 list and is one of only two large companies based in Florida to be featured. […]

September 10, 2020

JM Family Enterprises Highlights Community Partnerships in Honor of International Day of Charity

Associates throughout the country support local organizations during pandemic crisis At JM Family Enterprises, being a good corporate citizen is an ingrained part of the company’s culture. As such, the South Florida-based company has committed more than $2.7M with associates volunteering in new and unique way since the start of the pandemic. “Our founder Jim […]

September 5, 2020

2020 JM&A Group Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Forrest Heathcott, whose career has spanned nearly 30 years with JM Family Enterprises, most recently as president of its subsidiary JM&A Group, has announced he will retire March 31, 2021.  Dan Chait, fellow JM Family executive and president of sister company Southeast Toyota Finance (SETF), will assume leadership of JM&A Group beginning January 1, 2021, […]

September 1, 2020