Cheryl Miller, former CEO of AutoNation, has resigned from her position as CFO of JM Family Enterprises. Miller only spent three months in the role before making the decision to step down. The change went into effect Wednesday.
Last year, Miller made the decision to step down as CEO of AutoNation following a lengthy medical leave of absence. Miller, 48, became CFO of JM Family on Jan. 4. The company is a diversified automotive-focused conglomerate based in Deerfield Beach, FL. Miller’s history with JM Family dates back to 2004, when she served as assistant treasurer. She was later promoted to vice president and treasurer.
In a statement provided by JM Family on Thursday, Miller said: “In order to spend more time with family and on other future endeavors, I will be taking on a consulting role with JM Family through the end of the year. I look forward to continuing to work with the talented JM team as they pursue important initiatives and adapt to the continued evolution of the automotive industry.”
Brent Burns, CEO of JM Family, wished Miller “all the best in her future endeavors” in a statement and said he appreciated her availability to consult with the company.
“The automotive industry has never been as dynamic as it is today,” Burns said in the statement. “Our leadership team and associate bench is deep and JM Family’s future is incredibly bright.”
A spokesperson for JM Family said that Miller could potentially continue serving as a consultant beyond 2021.
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