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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

#ToyotaDelivers: Social Media Campaign Fuels Local Frontline Workers During Height of COVID-19 Pandemic

JM Family Enterprises Inc. and its subsidiary Southeast Toyota Distributors sponsor special deliveries to area hospitals Throughout the summer, JM Family Enterprises and its subsidiary Southeast Toyota Distributors utilized its vast network of social media influencers to spread a bit of kindness to workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Armed with a […]

August 28, 2020

Scott Barrett Named President and CEO of Home Franchise Concepts

JM Family veteran takes the helm of the nation’s leading home services franchisorH. Scott Barrett, a multi-year veteran of the franchising industry, has become president and CEO of Home Franchise Concepts (HFC), the leading franchisor in the home improvement goods and services space. The announcement was made today by Brent Burns, president and CEO of JM Family […]

August 27, 2020

Southeast Toyota Distributors Announces the Promotion of Brent Sergot to Senior Vice President, Assistant General Manager

Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles, recently announced the promotion of Brent Sergot to senior vice president and assistant general manager. The announcement was made by Ed Sheehy, president of Southeast Toyota Distributors. In his new role, Sergot’s primary responsibilities will be managing the day-to-day operations of the company, including […]

August 26, 2020

Budget Blinds’ Essential Heroes Video Series

Budget Blinds reminds the world everyone is at home, except for essential workersCOVID-19 means nearly everyone is at home…except for essential workers. Budget Blinds, a brand of Home Franchise Concepts within JM Family Enterprises’ family of companies, understands the enormous emotional importance of home and, being a company that aspires to create homes that are uniquely welcoming for […]

August 18, 2020

JM Family Enterprises, Inc. Ranks No. 49 on the 2020 Best Workplaces for Millennials List

Great Place to Work and FORTUNE have honored JM Family Enterprises, Inc. as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces for Millennials. The diversified automotive corporation took the No. 49 spot on the list, and is one of only two large companies based in South Florida to be featured. “We are honored to once again be recognized […]

August 13, 2020

Toyota Financial Services Selects DataScan for Mazda Project Support

In August 2019, Mazda announced that they would be switching to Toyota Financial Services (TFS) as its captive finance partner. TFS was challenged to deploy a production-ready platform for floorplan lending to support Mazda by April 2020. TFS quickly selected DataScan to expand its multi-year system and audit relationship for this time-sensitive project. The Q&A […]

August 4, 2020

New JM&A Group Insider Platform Provides Free Exclusive Content to All Dealers

In an effort to further engage automotive professionals and provide valuable content, industry leader JM&A Group recently launched JM&A Insider, its own, on-demand collection of automotive resources. This website gives members access to JM&A Group’s growing library of free, informative content. Membership is free and required to register for virtual events.  JM&A Group Insiders will be invited […]

July 27, 2020

2020 Equality Statement

At JM Family, we are committed to racial equality in our nation and in our company.  While we continue our company’s decades-long legacy of supporting the communities in which we operate, both financially and with the commitment of our personal time and energy, we will increase our support of community organizations fighting for equality in all […]

June 29, 2020

JM Family Enterprises Announces the 2020 Jerome Edmund Gray Youth Achiever

Coconut Creek student to receive a four-year scholarship to Florida State University as part of the 2020 African-American Achievers Awards program With a mission to serve those in her community and empower other students, Paige Harris made quite an impression on the associates from JM Family Enterprises tasked with selecting the next youth achiever. Harris, […]

June 22, 2020