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JM Family Announces Executive-Level Organizational Changes in Legal Departments

July 24, 2017
Executive-Level Organizational Changes in Legal Departments

Carmen Johnson, executive vice president of Human Resources and Legal for JM Family Enterprises, announced three executive level organizational changes.

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JM Family Expands Summer Internship Program

JM Family Enterprises kicks off summer with its largest college intern class
July 19, 2017
53 interns recently joined JM Family's College Internship Program

JM Family Enterprises recently welcomed 53 interns from universities across the country to its College Internship Program, an eight-week program designed to expose the company to the next generation of professionals and give college students an opportunity to experience JM Family’s unique culture and reputation as an employer of choice.

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JM Family Enterprises Named One of the Best Workplaces for Millennials

June 27, 2017
JM Family millennial associates Shiqing Lin and Yosef Saraka work on a project in one of the company’s collaborative spaces

Proving it’s an attractive employer for the younger set, JM Family Enterprises has ranked No. 20 on the list of the country’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, announced by research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and FORTUNE.

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JM Family Associates Fight Childhood Hunger with Fourth Annual ‘Spring into Giving’ Campaign

June 27, 2017
JM Family Enterprises presented Feeding South Florida with a check for more than $65,000 as part of its Spring into Giving efforts

During JM Family Enterprises’ fourth annual Spring into Giving campaign, the organization mobilized its more than 4,200 associates in a fight against food insecurity. This year, the company raised more than $96,000, which will provide 575,000 pounds of food to its food bank partners in five states.

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Organizational Changes at DataScan Position Company for Continued Success

Ed Brown assumes position of president of DataScan; Brent Sergot promoted to group vice president with World Omni Financial Corp.
June 14, 2017
Ed Brown and Brent Sergot assume new roles within organization

In an effort to continue the growth and success of DataScan, company executives recently announced organizational changes with Ed Brown assuming the role of president and Brent Sergot taking on the role of group vice president of Originations for Southeast Toyota Finance.

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Toyota Takes Atlanta-Based Social Media Influencers on Adventure

Three Charitable Organizations Benefit from Campaign
June 14, 2017
Photo by Andrew Draper was selected as the best visual representation of adventure

A group of Atlanta-based social media influencers recently participated in Toyota’s Choose Your Own Adventure campaign, a collaborative effort between Toyota Motor North America and Southeast Toyota Distributors which highlighted regional accessories packages available on the 2017 Toyota Tacoma and the 2017 Toyota Tundra.

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JM Family Announces Executive Level Promotions

Colin Brown Takes on Role of Board Chairman, Remains CEO; Brent Burns Named as President & COO of JM Family Enterprises.
June 07, 2017
(Left) Colin Brown, Chairman and CEO. (Right) Brent Burns, President and COO.

Colin Brown Takes on Role of Board Chairman, Remains CEO. Brent Burns Named as President & COO of JM Family Enterprises.

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Annual Graduation Ceremony Recognizes the Youth Automotive Training Center’s Class of 2017

May 16, 2017
The Youth Automotive Training Center Class of 2017 celebrate at their graduation ceremony

Twenty-six young men recently celebrated a new chance for brighter futures as they became the 38th class to graduate from the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC).

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JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus Announce the 2017 African-American Achievers

Milestone Celebration to Say ‘Thank You’ to African-American Achievers for 25 Years of Impact
March 16, 2017
Logo for the 2017 African American Achievers awards

JM Family Announces the 2017 African-American Achievers

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Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name JM Family Enterprises One of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For

March 16, 2017
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For the 19th consecutive year, JM Family Enterprises was named one of the 2017 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work® and Fortune.

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JM Family Named Best Company of Parents and Diversity

January 04, 2017
Great Place to Work Logo

JM Family Enterprises was recently ranked #12 on the Best Workplaces for Parents and #45 on Best Workplaces for Diversity lists.

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Social Media Influencers Create Social Change in the Research Triangle

Toyota’s #TriPrius Campaign Benefits Three Charitable Organizations
August 05, 2016
Winning Photo

Recently, 10 individuals from throughout the Research Triangle used their social media prowess to generate buzz for the 2016 Toyota Prius while also competing to win donations for charitable organizations. Following a successful #TriPrius campaign, The National Organization for Disorders of the Corpus Callosum (NODCC), Raleigh Public Record and Raleigh Crime Stoppers will each be awarded $1,000 to help further their missions.

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JM Family Enterprises Celebrates 25 Years in Mobile with a $25,000 Donation to Feeding the Gulf Coast

July 25, 2016
Mobile 25th Anniversary Check Presentation

JM Family Enterprises and its subsidiary World Omni Financial Corporation celebrated the 25th Anniversary of its Customer Service Center in Mobile, Ala. by making a $25,000 donation to longtime nonprofit partner Feeding the Gulf Coast.

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Great Place to Work® and Fortune Announce the Country's Best Workplaces to Retire From

JM Family Enterprises is the only Florida company to make the list
June 21, 2016
Best Place to Retire From Logo

To find companies that are convincing their talented workforce to stay, Fortune asked Great Place to Work to review the 401(k) plans, health insurance, phased retirement offerings, defined pension benefits and internal promotion rates at more than 600 employers. Of the top companies whose associates say they are great places to build long-term careers, JM Family Enterprises ranked No. 13 and is only Florida company to make the list.

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OneOrlando Fund Donation

June 21, 2016
OneOrlando Fund Logo

JM Family Enterprises, parent company to Southeast Toyota Distributors, has donated $100,000 to OneOrlando. The fund was established by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer as a means to direct donations to the victims' families and survivors.

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Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication 2016

June 21, 2016
2016 Habitat for Humanity Dedication

JM Family Enterprises, along with Habitat for Humanity of Broward, recently celebrated the completion of four Pompano Beach homes – two free-standing, single-family houses and one duplex. Local dignitaries, city officials and well-wishers gathered during a recent dedication ceremony as the new Habitat homeowners shared stories of how this program has changed their lives.

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JM Family Associates Take On Hunger in South Florida

June 17, 2016
2016 Spring into Giving

According to USDA ERS, more than 48 million Americans, including 15.3 million children, were living in food insecure households during 2014. As part of its annual Spring into Giving campaign, JM Family Enterprises encouraged its more than 4,100 associates to donate time and money through creative fundraising initiatives that benefit food banks in various local markets.

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Local Community and Business Leaders Honored during 24th Annual African-American Achievers Awards

JM Family Presents Miramar High School Senior with Scholarship to Florida State University
May 02, 2016
2016 Achievers Group Photo

Five remarkable individuals were recognized during the 24th annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony, which was held on Wednesday, April 20 at the Broward County Convention Center. More than 1,000 guests attended the event, sponsored by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus.

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JM Family Announces 2016 African-American Achievers

$40,000 to be Donated on Behalf of this Year’s Honorees
February 29, 2016
2016 AAA Logo

Four inspiring community leaders will be honored for their contributions to South Florida at the 24th annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Broward County Convention Center.

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After Record-Breaking Year, JM Family Enterprises Announces Four Executive-Level Promotions

February 09, 2016
JM Family Campus

Diversified automotive corporation JM Family Enterprises, Inc. recently celebrated 2015’s record-breaking year across all of its primary business units. As part of the company’s long-term growth strategy, the Executive Management Team announced four senior-level promotions.

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JMA Group Announces Executive Level Promotions

January 26, 2016
JM&A Group

JM&A Group closed out 2015 by celebrating record month-over-month growth and the best year in its 37-year history, selling more than 3.4 million contracts nationwide. The company continues to focus on leading change, particularly as the retail sales process continues to be redefined by well-informed and tech-savvy consumers.

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Southeast Toyota Distributors Announces Senior-Level Promotion

Mike Bessette named vice president of Fleet Operations
December 23, 2015
Mike Bessette SET VP of Fleet

Southeast Toyota Distributors, the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyotas and Scions, promoted Mike Bessette, 53, to vice president of Fleet Operations. In this role, he will be responsible for the sales and processing of Toyota vehicles to rental car companies, commercial accounts and government agencies.

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Jim Moran Classic Celebrates 31 Years of Helping Troubled Youth

The Annual Two-day Event Raises Funds to Support Youth Automotive Training Center
December 22, 2015
2015 JM Classic

At 18, Dely had a son, Jamier, whose birth motivated him to make positive changes and seek out the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC) in Deerfield Beach, Fla., where his uncle graduated in 2013. Now a student at YATC, bravely shared his touching story with more than 800 sponsors and their guests at the 2015 Jim Moran Classic, an annual two-day golf and tennis tournament that raises funds to cover the yearly operating expenses of the automotive school.

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JM Family Enterprises Announces Executive Level Promotion

Ron Coombs Named Chief Financial Officer
November 12, 2015
Ron Coombs 2009

JM Family Enterprises President and CEO Colin Brown announced the promotion of Ron Coombs to senior vice president and chief financial officer, overseeing the company’s financial operations.

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Great Place to Work® and Fortune Name JM Family Enterprises, Inc. as One of the 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity

November 09, 2015
2015 Fortune GPTW Diversity Logo

After surveying more than 128,000 women and 69,000 minority employees nationwide, Fortune and Great Place to Work® ranked JM Family Enterprises, Inc. No. 47 on its 2015 list of 50 Best Workplaces for Diversity. The automotive company was also ranked No. 9 on Essence’s list of 10 Best Workplaces for African Americans.

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DataScan Announces Senior-Level Promotion, Two New Hires

October 16, 2015
DataScan

As part of the company’s effort to continue focusing its core businesses on growth and future opportunities, DataScan President Brent Sergot has announced a senior-level promotion and two new hires.

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JM Family Builds Four Habitat for Humanity Homes in Pompano Beach

Latest build to include first duplex
October 16, 2015
Habitat Build in October 3 2015

For the 14th consecutive year, JM Family Enterprises has committed to building homes for four South Florida families with Habitat for Humanity of Broward. The initial build began Saturday, October 3, and includes the first ever Habitat for Humanity duplex constructed, along with two free-standing single-family homes.

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Kia Continues Partnership with JM&A Group to Offer Added Protections for Car Buyers

October 09, 2015
Kia and JMA renew contract

Kia Motors America has renewed its agreement with JM&A Group, one of the largest independent providers of finance and insurance products in the automotive industry. Together, they will continue delivering top-rated service contracts and added protections for Kia customers.

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JM Family Raises Nearly Half a Million for United Way – and Has Fun Doing It

September 24, 2015
UW Group Photo

Financially supporting the United Way of Broward County has been important to JM Family Enterprises for many years, and making its associates aware of the vital work the organization does in the community is equally significant to the automotive company.

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New Vice President of Information Technology for JM Family Subsidiary

Jose Curtis’ new role will focus on long-term technology strategy for Southeast Toyota Distributors
September 08, 2015
Jose Curtis 2015

In an effort to continue developing long-term technology strategies for Southeast Toyota Distributors, Jose Curtis has been promoted to vice president of Information Technology. In this role, Curtis will leverage his proven leadership to support innovation and explore new ways to continuously improve the company’s information systems and operations.

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Senior Level Promotions Announced by JM Family Enterprises

July 27, 2015

As part of JM Family Enterprises’ ongoing effort to focus its core businesses on growth and future opportunities, members of the company’s Executive Management Team announced two senior-level promotions.

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JM Family Helps Transform Neighborhood Park by Building a Bold New Playground Promoting Active Play for Broward Children

Auto company partners with KaBOOM! to build new playground in Fort Lauderdale
May 22, 2015
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During six hours of laying concrete, painting murals, planting trees and moving 135 cubic yards of mulch, more than 200 volunteers from JM Family Enterprises, Inc., the City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department and Poinciana Park Civic Association joined forces with KaBOOM! to build a vibrant new playground at Poinciana Park.

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JM Family Recognized by FDEP for Superior Recycling Efforts

Focus on Sustainable Business Practices Drives Environmental Strategies
May 20, 2015
FDEP 2015 Award

JM Family Enterprises, a diversified automotive company, recently received a Recycling Recognition Program award from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for their successful recycling efforts in 2014.

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Community Leaders Honored at the 23rd Annual African-American Achievers Awards

The Jim Moran Foundation Presents Coconut Creek High School Senior with FSU Scholarship
April 27, 2015
2015 Achievers with C Brown & J Moran

Five remarkable individuals were recognized at the 23rd annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on April 15 at the Broward County Convention Center. Nearly 1,000 guests attended the event, sponsored by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus.

The 2015 African-American Achievers are: Melton Mustafa, Arts & Culture honoree; Lou Ella Jordan, Business & Entrepreneurism honoree; Rodney Baltimore, Community Service honoree; Barrington Irving, Education honoree; and Coconut Creek High School senior Gaelle Mardy, recipient of the Jerome Edmund Gray Youth Achiever Award presented by The Jim Moran Foundation.

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Five Southeast Toyota Dealerships Receive National Recognition for Toyota Rent a Car Program

Toyota USA awards top dealerships nationwide for outstanding performance
March 10, 2015
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC

Five Toyota dealerships in the country’s southeast region are among 56 to receive the 2014 National Leadership Award for outstanding performance in the Toyota Rent a Car (TRAC) program. The annual program honors the top Toyota dealerships that recognize the benefit of keeping customers engaged with the brand's products.

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JM Family Enterprises Ranks No. 34 on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For® List

March 05, 2015
JM Family Campus

Diversified automotive company JM Family Enterprises, Inc., has been ranked No. 34 on Fortune’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For®, named for its 17th consecutive year. The ranking recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures.

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JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus Announce the 2015 African-American Achievers

$40,000 to be Donated on Behalf of this Year’s Honorees
February 13, 2015
2015 AAA Logo

Four inspiring community leaders will be honored for their contributions to South Florida at the 23rd annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 15 at 6:15 p.m. at the Broward County Convention Center. The 2015 African-American Achievers are: Melton Mustafa - Arts & Culture; Lou Ella Jordan - Business & Entrepreneurism; Rodney Baltimore - Community Service; and Barrington Irving - Education.

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New VP and General Counsel for Southeast Toyota Distributors

Todd Clarke to Lead Legal Departments for Subsidiaries of JM Family Enterprises
February 06, 2015
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Todd Clarke has been promoted to vice president and general counsel for Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus, businesses of parent company JM Family Enterprises in Deerfield Beach, Fla. He will report to Carmen Johnson, executive vice president and general counsel of JM Family, and oversee the legal teams that support the companies with compliance, transactions, litigation management and all other legal functions.

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The 2014 Jim Moran Classic Celebrates 30 Years of Helping At-Risk Youth Take Control of Their Futures

The Annual Two-Day Event Raises Funds to Support Youth Automotive Training Center
December 26, 2014
2014 JM CLASSIC Student Grad Taylor Montana Marino

Growing up in a single-parent home with five siblings and a father serving 80 years in prison, Christopher Haynes struggled with his family’s hardships and was desperate to find a means to an end. Lured by the fast money on the streets, Haynes soon found himself serving time in juvenile detention for crimes that included drug dealing and grand theft auto. It wasn’t until Delray Beach Police Officer Jean “Johnny” Pun brought him and a small group of high school drop-outs to the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC) in 2003 that he believed life could be different.

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Bold Moves: Toyota Camry Takes Center Stage at the 2014 Miami International Auto Show

November 10, 2014
2014 MIAS CamryBold

The best-selling car for the last 12 years is better and bolder than ever. Now, the 2015 Toyota Camry is bold enough for the bright lights of Miami Beach.The new Camry headlines the full lineup of Toyota cars, trucks, crossovers and SUVs that will be on display at the Miami International Auto Show, Nov. 7-16, 2014 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

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New Vice President of Customer Services for JM&A Group

Josh Bass promoted at one of automotive industry’s largest F&I providers
October 20, 2014
Josh Bass

Josh Bass has been promoted to Vice President of Customer Services for JM&A Group. In this role, he will oversee all claims and customer service operations in Deerfield Beach and St. Louis and will report to the company’s Chief Operating Officer Ron Coombs.

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New CFO and Finance VP at Southeast Toyota Distributors

Robert Johnson Brings Extensive Banking and Finance Experience to New Role
October 09, 2014
Robert Johnson

Robert D. Johnson has been promoted to vice president of Finance and CFO for JM Family Enterprises’ Southeast Toyota Distributors division. In this role he will be responsible for managing the strategic direction of the Finance department and report to Jorge Gonzalez, CFO of parent company JM Family.

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Small Town Grows Big Business for 25 Years

Southeast Toyota Distributors Celebrates "25 Years of Growing Good" in Commerce, Ga.
October 08, 2014
Commerce 25th Anniversary Photo

Twenty-five years ago Joe Frank Harris, then governor of Georgia, ceremoniously dug into what was at the time just a vast field of dusty, orange clay. Today, that Commerce, Ga., location is home to the thriving processing center of Southeast Toyota Distributors, which has since processed and distributed nearly 2 million vehicles for Toyota and Scion dealerships throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and North and South Carolina.

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JM Family Engages Associates with Fun Events During Annual United Way Campaign

September 16, 2014
United Way

Associates at JM Family Enterprises recently participated in a month-long fundraising campaign comprised of games, challenges, raffles, and various other associate and United Way staff engagements, such as luncheons to learn more about United Way of Broward County's outreach. The nautical-themed campaign, dubbed “All Onboard for United Way”, raised $378,227, $50,000 more than last year’s effort.

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JM Family Enterprises Announces Three Executive Promotions

Brent Burns Named COO; Jorge Gonzalez Assumes CFO Role; and Kim Magner Promoted to Vice President of Corporate Taxes
August 18, 2014
Brent Burns COO

Colin Brown, president and chief executive officer of diversified automotive company JM Family Enterprises, Inc., has announced three executive-level promotions as the organization continues delivering exceptional performance and results across each of its core businesses. Brent Burns has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO), Jorge Gonzalez assumes the role of chief financial officer (CFO), and Kim Magner has been named vice president of Corporate Taxes.

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Southeast Toyota Distributors Announces Newly Hired Vice President of Sales Operations

July 08, 2014
Billy Hayes

Ed Sheehy, President of Southeast Toyota Distributors, announced that Billy Hayes has joined the company as Vice President of Sales Operations. In this newly created role, Hayes oversees the Field Sales and Training departments.

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World Omni Financial Corp. Announces New Senior-Level Hire

July 01, 2014
Joanna Sherry, AVP Marketing

Joanna Sherry has joined World Omni Financial Corp. as the assistant vice president of Marketing. A subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., World Omni is a leading provider of financial products and services to automotive dealers, consumers and lenders. Sherry will be responsible for supporting the marketing efforts of World Omni’s business units: Southeast Toyota Finance; CenterOne Financial Services; DataScan Field Services; and DataScan Technologies.

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Habitat for Humanity and JM Family Welcome Three Families to New Homes

June 24, 2014
Habitat Home Dedication

JM Family Enterprises recently celebrated the completion of three homes in partnership with Habitat for Humanity of Broward, bringing the total number of houses sponsored and built by the company’s associates to 27. At a dedication ceremony in the Oakland Park neighborhood, Habitat homeowners Asia Smith, Chandra Lee and Dominica Nesbitt shared stories of how this program has changed their lives.

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Graduates of the Youth Automotive Training Center Celebrate During 35th Commencement Ceremony

June 02, 2014
YATC Class of 2014

Twenty-seven at-risk youth who have overcome great adversity recently became the 35th class to complete a transformative, nine-month program created by automotive legend and JM Family Enterprises founder Jim Moran.

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Five Community Leaders Honored at the 22nd Annual African-American Achievers Awards

The Jim Moran Foundation Presents Blanche Ely High School Senior with FSU Scholarship
April 18, 2014
2014 AAA Ceremony Group Shot

Five remarkable individuals were recognized at the 22nd annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on April 9th at the Broward County Convention Center. Nearly 1,000 guests attended the event, sponsored by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus.

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Kia Motors America Renews Agreement with JMA Group to Provide Extended Service Contracts

February 28, 2014
JM&A Group Kia 2014 Extended Service Contract Agreement

Kia Motors America has renewed its contract with JM&A Group as the provider of branded finance and insurance (F&I) products for Kia dealers. Since the companies’ first agreement in 2007, Kia has grown its branded-product sales by offering JM&A’s industry-leading extended service contracts.

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JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus Announce the 2014 African-American Achievers

$40,000 to be Donated on Behalf of this Year’s Honorees
February 18, 2014
2014 African-American Achievers

Colin Brown, president and CEO of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., announced the 2014 African-American Achievers. The four recipients will be honored for their contributions to South Florida at the 22nd annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on Wednesday, April 9 at 6:15 p.m. at the Broward County Convention Center.

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DataScan Field Services Acquires Launch Technologies LLC and Field-Logic LLC

January 13, 2014

DataScan Field Services has acquired Launch Technologies LLC and Field-Logic LLC, two companies that operate together to provide state-of-the-art floorplan auditing technology and audit services to financial institutions.

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Southeast Toyota Finance Captures via Instagram How College Grads Save Money, Fulfill Dreams

January 07, 2014
SETF College Grad Banner

Southeast Toyota Finance recently connected with college graduates who are new Toyota and Scion owners via its first Instagram sweepstakes. Customers were asked how they used the money saved from the College Graduate Rebate and Finance Program.

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Annual Jim Moran Classic Helps Build Bright Futures for Students at the Youth Automotive Training Center

December 16, 2013
2013 JM Classic

Youth Automotive Training Center celebrates its annual Jim Moran Classic, a two-day golf and tennis tournament and banquet, which raises enough funds to cover the yearly operating expenses of the program. Guests participated in golf and tennis events alongside more than 50 professional golf, baseball, football, track and tennis celebrities including: Joe Montana, Jim Kelly, Dan Marino, Jason Taylor, Andre Dawson, Anthony Muñoz and Ed “Too Tall” Jones.

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JM Family Associates Fight Hunger through Annual Fundraiser and Food Drive

November 22, 2013
Feeding South Florida

Associates of diversified automotive company JM Family Enterprises, Inc., recently raised $63,702 to fight hunger across North America. The fundraiser was part of the company’s fifth annual Fall Fill-Up campaign, which collects monetary and nonperishable food donations for non-profit organizations in the communities where JM Family has major business operations.

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JM Family Enterprises Announces Senior-Level Promotion

November 12, 2013
Upendra Mody

Carmen Johnson, Executive Vice President of diversified automotive company JM Family Enterprises, Inc., announced the promotion of Upendra Mody to Vice President of Total Rewards.

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Toyota Partner Southeast Transportation Systems Receives Award from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Reducing Carbon Footprint

October 23, 2013

Southeast Transportation Systems (STS) was honored this week with a SmartWay® Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as an industry leader in environmental performance and energy efficiency for a freight supply chain.

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JM Family Enterprises Opens Call for Nominations for 22nd Annual African-American Achievers Awards

Nominations Accepted until Dec. 6, 2013
October 14, 2013
2014 African-American Achievers

Nominations are now being accepted for the 22nd annual African-American Achievers awards, presented by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus. Nomination applications are available online at www.africanamericanachievers.com, on the African-American Achievers’ Facebook page or by calling 866-516-2497 for a hard-copy nomination form.

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DataScan Joins Forces with Appian to Introduce New Business Process Management Tools for Wholesale Management System 4.x

Wholesale Management System 4.x Leverages Full Power and Flexibility of the Appian BPM Suite
October 09, 2013

To continue providing leading-edge business solutions to its clients, DataScan Technologies – a global leader in wholesale floorplan accounting and risk management systems – has elevated its best-in-class suite of offerings by partnering with Appian, the market leader in modern Business Process Management software.

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Youth Automotive Training Center Welcomes 35th Class

September 18, 2013

Troubled pasts were replaced with opportunities for brighter futures as 30 students attended their first day at the Youth Automotive Training Center (YATC) on September 3.

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JM Family Enterprises Ranks No. 21 on 2013 InformationWeek 500

September 13, 2013

Diversified automotive company JM Family Enterprises, Inc. has been ranked No. 21 on the InformationWeek 500 list of leading technology innovators in the United States for 2013. JM Family is also the leading automotive company on the list.

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World Omni Financial Corp. Announces Senior-Level Promotion

August 07, 2013

Dan Chait, President of World Omni Financial Corp., announced the promotion of Michael Hollis to Vice President of Operations. A subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., World Omni is a leading provider of financial products and services to automotive dealers, consumers and lenders. World Omni’s primary businesses are Southeast Toyota Finance, CenterOne Financial Services, DataScan Field Services and DataScan Technologies.

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Southeast Toyota Finance Offers Recent College Grads and Grad Students a $750 Toyota or Scion Rebate

July 30, 2013

Southeast Toyota Finance is offering recent or upcoming college graduates (including those at many professional/trade schools) and post-graduate degree candidates a $750 rebate to finance or lease a new Toyota Camry (gas only), Corolla, Matrix, Prius c, RAV4, Tacoma, Yaris, or any Scion model.

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US Military Service Members Receive Special Toyota Deals from Southeast Toyota Finance

July 30, 2013

In support of our troops, Southeast Toyota Finance extends its $500 rebate for service members when they lease or buy any new Toyota or Scion vehicle.

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Southeast Toyota Finance Associates Volunteer at the St. Louis Area Foodbank

July 23, 2013
SETF

Southeast Toyota Finance associates received more than they gave after recently participating in a food sort at the St. Louis Area Foodbank’s Repacking Center. Volunteers carefully inspected, sorted and boxed 1,152 cases of food weighing 38,848 pounds, which will provide 28,477 meals to families across 26 counties in Illinois and Missouri. Throughout the summer months, these efforts are critical to the families whose children depend on free and reduced meals during the school year.

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Southeast Toyota Finance Associates Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Alabama’s Home Build

July 10, 2013
SETF

Mobile, Ala. – Southeast Toyota Finance associates recently volunteered at two new Habitat for Humanity of Southwest Alabama’s (Habitat) home builds in the Hillsdale neighborhood. Habitat helps make the dream of home ownership a reality by partnering with families in need of housing.

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DataScan Field Services Expands Partnership with VW Credit Canada, Inc.

Experience in Canadian Auto Industry Gives DataScan the Edge
July 10, 2013

VW Credit Canada, Inc. (VCCI), the captive finance division for the Volkswagen Group in Canada, has expanded its partnership with DataScan Field Services to include off lease inspection services. DataScan has been performing floorplan audits for VCCI since 2012 and for VW Credit Inc. in the United States since 2008.

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Southeast Toyota Finance Volunteers Prepare Meals for Ronald McDonald House

June 26, 2013
Southeast Toyota Finance Volunteers Prepare Meals for Ronald McDonald House

Southeast Toyota Finance associates recently donated their time at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Mobile Family Meal Program, preparing and serving dinner as well as performing light house cleaning. Most families receiving support services from the Ronald McDonald House spend countless days at the hospital with their children, making simple tasks like cooking dinner a burden. The Family Meal Program helps reduce some of the stress endured by the residents and ensures they have home-cooked meals.

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At-Risk Youth Receive Fresh Start as Graduates of Youth Automotive Training Center

June 07, 2013
YATC Class of 2013

At an inspiring graduation ceremony, 25 young adults celebrated the completion of a life-changing, nine-month program created by JM Family Enterprises Founder and automotive legend Jim Moran.

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Southeast Toyota Distributors Announces Seven Senior Level Promotions

May 21, 2013
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC

Ed Sheehy, President of Southeast Toyota Distributors, announced seven senior-level promotions during a year of increased sales momentum and a robust line-up of redesigned Toyota models.

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Toyota of Union City to Celebrate Grand Opening of Redesigned Dealership

May 21, 2013
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC

Toyota of Union City will celebrate the grand reopening of its new facility on Friday, May 24 at 10:30 a.m. with a catered, private awards reception and ribbon cutting for media and other special invited guests.

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Six Community Leaders Honored at the 21st Annual African-American Achievers Awards

The Jim Moran Foundation Presents Miami Central Senior with FSU Scholarship
April 30, 2013
Six Community Leaders Honored at the 21st Annual African-American Achievers Awards

Six extraordinary individuals were recognized at the 21st annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on April 18 at the Broward County Convention Center. Nearly 1,000 guests attended the event sponsored by JM Family Enterprises, Southeast Toyota Distributors and JM Lexus.

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Southeast Toyota Finance Offers Recent College Grads and Grad Students $500 Rebate

April 24, 2013
SETF

Southeast Toyota Finance is offering recent or upcoming college graduates and post-graduate degree candidates a $500 rebate to finance or lease a new Toyota Camry or Scion.

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U.S. Military Service Members Receive Special Toyota Deals from Southeast Toyota Finance

April 10, 2013
SETF

Southeast Toyota Finance announced the continuation of its military rebate program for 2013. In recognition of service members’ contributions to our nation, they remain eligible for a $500 rebate when they lease or buy any new Toyota or Scion vehicle.

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JM Family, Southeast Toyota and JM Lexus Announce the 2013 African-American Achievers

$40,000 to be Donated to Nonprofits on Behalf of this Year’s Honorees
February 25, 2013

Colin Brown announced the 2013 African-American Achievers. The five recipients will be honored at the 21st annual African-American Achievers awards ceremony on April 18 at the Broward County Convention Center.

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World Omni Financial Corp. Announces Four Senior-Level Promotions

January 30, 2013

Dan Chait, president of World Omni Financial Corp., announced four senior-level promotions on the heels of a record-breaking year.

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Jim Moran Classic Builds Brighter Futures for At-Risk Kids at the Youth Automotive Training Center

January 29, 2013

The annual Jim Moran Classic raises operating funds and awareness for the Youth Automotive Training Center.

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GM Financial Selects DataScan Field Services for Pre-term and Post-term Vehicle Inspections

November 13, 2012
November 13, 2012
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DataScan Field Services, one of the largest floorplan inventory verification and vehicle inspection companies in the automotive industry, has been selected as the exclusive provider of pre-termination and post-termination lease inspections for GM Financial.

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World Omni Financial Corp. Names New President

November 07, 2012
Dan Chait

DataScan Field Services, one of the largest floorplan inventory verification and vehicle inspection companies in the automotive industry, has been selected as the exclusive provider of pre-termination and post-termination lease inspections for GM Financial.

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Southeast Toyota Finance Expands College Grad Rebate Program to Include Prius c

September 28, 2012
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For college graduates, Southeast Toyota Finance just made the car-buying experience a little greener.

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JM Family Enterprises Announces Senior-Level Promotion

July 31, 2012
Steve Artusi

Stephen P. Artusi has been promoted to vice president and deputy general counsel of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., a diversified automotive company headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Fla.

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DataScan Offers Captive and Financial Institution Clients New Online Scheduling Tool for Off-Lease Vehicle Inspections

July 17, 2012
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DataScan Field Services recently launched a new online scheduling tool that gives its captive and financial institution clients a convenient way for their lessees to schedule end-of-lease vehicle inspections.

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JM Family Enterprises Donates $50,000 for Relief Efforts Following Tropical Storm Debby

July 02, 2012
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Colin Brown, President and CEO of JM Family Enterprises, Inc., announced a $50,000 donation to the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts in North Florida following Tropical Storm Debby.

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DataScan Becomes Exclusive Off Lease Inspection Provider for Porsche, Launches New Dealer Website

June 20, 2012
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DataScan Field Services, one of the largest floorplan inventory verification and vehicle inspection companies in the automotive industry, has been selected as the exclusive provider of off-lease vehicle inspections for Porsche Cars North America (PCNA)/Porsche Financial Services (PFS).

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Christie Caliendo

Public Relations Manager
954-363-6285
Christie.Caliendo@jmfamily.com

JM Family Corporate Overview

FORTUNE Magazine ranks JM Family No. 55 on its list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. We have been proudly included on the list for 19 consecutive years!

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Southeast Toyota Distributors

Southeast Toyota Distributors, a subsidiary of JM Family Enterprises, is the world’s largest independent distributor of Toyota vehicles. The company distributes vehicles, parts and accessories to 176 independent Toyota dealers in the five-state region of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and North and South Carolina.

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JM&A Group

JM&A Group is one of the largest independent providers of finance and insurance (F&I) products in the automotive industry. The group of four companies provides more than 3,800 automotive dealerships and retail automotive outlets, representing virtually all manufacturer makes and models, with a variety of products and services.

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World Omni Financial Corp.

World Omni Financial Corp. is a diversified financial services company headquartered in Deerfield Beach, Fla.

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JM Lexus

JM Lexus, located in Margate, Fla. is the only retail automotive dealership owned and operated by JM Family Enterprises. The dealership boasts state-of-the-art Service and Parts departments and one of only a few Certified Lexus Collision Centers in the country.

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Media Contact

Christie Caliendo

Public Relations Manager
954-363-6285
Christie.Caliendo@jmfamily.com

Southeast Toyota Transportation Systems
Southeast Transportation Systems - Jacksonville, Fla.
JM&A Group
Southeast Toyota Finance
Southeast Toyota Finance
JM Lexus
JM Lexus - Margate, Fla.
JM Lexus Golf
JM Lexus - Margate, Fla.
Health and Wellness Center
Health & Wellness at JM Family
Fitness Center
Staying Fit at JM Family
Family Center
JM Family Center - Deerfield Beach, Fla.
JM Associates Federal Credit Union
JM Associates Federal Credit Union
Solar
Environmental Sustainability
Annual Anniversary Celebration Weekend
Corporate Philanthropy
Corporate Philanthropy and Volunteerism
Volunteering at JM Family
Habitat for Humanity of Broward
Ronald McDonald House
Volunteering at Ronald McDonald House - Mobile, Ala.
Fall Fill-Up Companywide Food Drive
AAA 2013
African-American Achievers Awards Program
Youth Automotive Training Center
Youth Automotive Training Center - Deerfield Beach, Fla.

Media Contact

Christie Caliendo

Public Relations Manager
954-363-6285
Christie.Caliendo@jmfamily.com

Leadership

The role of our Executive Management Team is to lead and inspire. Together they provide direction for the company’s continued success in business and nurture JM Family’s unique culture by exemplifying our guiding principles every day.

Brown

Colin Brown

Chairman and CEO

Brent Burns

Brent Burns

President and COO

Chait

Dan Chait

President, World Omni Financial Corp.

Coombs

Ron Coombs

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Heathcott

Forrest Heathcott

President, JM&A Group

Johnson

Carmen Johnson

Executive Vice President, Human Resources and Legal

Sheehy

Ed Sheehy

President, Southeast Toyota Distributors