JM&A Group names new vice president and chief financial officer

Deerfield Beach, Fla. (Oct. 7) -- Robert Haeffner has been named vice president and chief financial officer for JM&A Group (JM&A), one of the largest independent providers of finance and insurance (F&I) and service-related products in the automotive industry. JM&A is a division of diversified automotive company JM Family Enterprises, Inc. (JM Family).

In this role, Haeffner is responsible for all accounting, fiscal management, financial reporting and actuarial functions for JM&A.

A certified public accountant, Haeffner has been with JM Family since 2004 and most recently served as assistant vice president of business process development. Prior to joining the organization, he was a senior manager for Deloitte.

Haeffner serves on the board of directors for ChildNet, a private, not-for-profit organization that manages the local system of services and support for Broward County's abused, abandoned and neglected children and their caregivers. He received his master's degree in business administration from the University of Miami and his bachelor's in economics and management from Trinity College in Deerfield, Ill. Haeffner resides in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. with his wife, Teresa and their four children.

About 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 over 2,800 automotive dealerships and retail automotive outlets, which represent virtually all manufacturer makes and models, with a variety of products such as new and used vehicle protection plans, used vehicle certification programs, pre-paid maintenance plans, GAP programs, and F&I training for sales, service departments and used car sales operations and consulting services. With more than 30 years experience, JM&A Group's inter-related companies sold 1.7 million vehicle-related service and maintenance contracts in 2009. JM&A Group is a division of JM Family Enterprises, Inc. (JM Family) ( of Deerfield Beach, Fla., a diversified automotive company ranked by Forbes as the 30th-largest privately owned company in the U.S. JM Family is currently ranked No. 28 by FORTUNE as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, its 12th consecutive year on the list. The company is also ranked No. 3 on Computerworld's list of "100 Best Places to Work in IT."