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Colin Brown

January 1, 2019

President & CEO, JM Family Enterprises, Inc. – Boca Raton, FL

As President and Chief Executive Officer of JM Family Enterprises, Incorporated, a diversified automotive corporation ranked by Forbes as the 33rd-largest privately held company in the United States, Colin Brown heads strategic planning for the entire organization. He also leads the JM Family’s Executive Management Team, which oversees the development and implementation of the company’s objectives and long-term strategies for future growth. With its principal businesses focusing on vehicle distribution and processing, financial services, finance and insurance products, retail sales, marketing and consulting, and dealer technology products and services JM Family Enterprises first welcomed Brown in 1992 as vice president and general counsel and appointed him chief operating officer in 1997 and president in 2000. He was named CEO in January 2003, becoming the first non-family member to hold both positions. Before joining JM Family, Brown served as general counsel for two FORTUNE 500 companies. In 2005, he was nominated by Governor Jeb Bush to join The Florida Council of 100, a group of the state’s business leaders that promotes economic growth in Florida. He is also a member of the Broward Workshop, a forum of top leaders that address critical issues facing Broward County. In 2008, Brown became a member of the Board of Directors for the Automotive Hall of Fame, an organization dedicated to recognizing outstanding achievement in the automotive industry, and he serves on the board of United Way of Broward County. A graduate of Duke University’s School of Law, Brown also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts. He is on the Board of Advisors for the Duke University School of Law and is a board member of the Williams College Alumni Fund. Raised overseas in a Foreign Service family, Brown resides in Boca Raton, Florida.