Lori Bean Honored as Top Woman Florida Business Leader

June 27th, 2022 by

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Bean Automotive Group Dealer Principal, Lori Bean, was honored at The Commonwealth Institute’s 17th Annual Top Women Awards earlier in June. The awards took place at the Hyatt Regency in Downtown Miami, the first in-person awards ceremony since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Top Women awards honor Florida’s Top 100 women-led businesses and showcases businesses with women in leadership positions. The businesses are ranked through an algorithm that factors in revenue, as well as workplace diversity, innovation and customer benefits. Bean Automotive Group ranked 3rd place in the Top Women awards.


Ms. Bean was accompanied by seven successful leaders from Bean Automotive Group: Dianelys Cruz – Office Manager, Karina Mair – West Kendall Toyota Service Director, Luisa Herrera – Accounting Supervisor, Evelyn Chatel – West Kendall Toyota General Manager, Jiselle Perez – VP of Human Resources, Tanlla Rodriguez – Appointment Coordinator Supervisor, and Judith Williams – Lexus of Kendall Service Director. As one of the few female-owned dealers in the male-dominated automotive industry, Bean Automotive Group is proud to support the advancement of women in their careers and emphasizes the importance of equal opportunities in the workplace.


The Commonwealth Institute – a non-profit organization committed to advancing businesswomen in leadership positions in Florida – offers a high level of networking and mentoring to fellow members through their events and programming. Past honorees at the Top Women Awards have come from fields ranging from healthcare to travel, illustrating the diversity of women-led businesses across Florida.