DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. — JM Family Enterprises Inc. announced the promotion of Carmen Johnson to executive vice president of JM Family, and Dan Chait to senior vice president of subsidiary World Omni Financial Corp. Both Johnson and Chait also serve on JM Family’s Executive Management Team, which develops and implements the company’s long-range planning and strategies for future growth.
Johnson joined JM Family in 2007 as vice president of human resources and “Total Rewards,” and was promoted in 2009 to senior vice president and general counsel. In her expanded role, she will continue to serve as the company’s principal legal adviser and oversee the human resources, learning and organizational development, benefits and healthcare services functions.
Before beginning her career with JM Family, Johnson specialized in labor-related law and employment compliance for more than 20 years, including 10 years as the company’s outside employment counsel. She earned her law and business administration degrees from the University of Miami. Johnson is a member of the Florida Bar and is admitted to practice in multiple courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court.
Chait joined World Omni in 2002 as vice president of asset management and was promoted to group vice president in 2007. As senior vice president, Chait will have primary responsibilities for Southeast Toyota Finance portfolio management, dealer services, operations, sales and marketing. He received a bachelor’s degree and master’s of business administration from the University of Rochester. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Chait previously held senior-level positions with US Airways, AutoNation and UniCapital Corporation.