Whats In A Name
Whats In A Name?A Career Built on Trust, Respect & Integrity.
Get to know Danny & his family......
Danny England opened the door to his independent dealership in 1975. Over the last 44 years, Danny has grown that graveled lot with an opening inventory of 5 cars into a multi-million dollar sales machine and has become a leader in quality and customer satisfaction in the automotive sales industry.
Before sales goals became a priority, the commitment to quality & customer service stood as the golden rule to operating his business for long term success. Today, that commitment holds true as his dealership remains "Customer Focused" with the likes of a massive and diverse inventory, ultra competitive pricing and an unwavering drive to deliver unmatched buying and ownership experiences of a lifetime.
Danny started his business on the property the dealership currently operates on and has truly defined self-made success by taking care of customers and living a tireless work ethic with a passion from his early childhood days. Danny's father built his first office in 1975 and after rapid growth, Danny went on to build a permanent showroom in 1981 with office and bay opertations which Danny, Barbara & Daniel plus staffed employees operated out of until 2011. In Feburary of 2011, construction was started on their new facility on the same property where it all started - a 4 car showroom with a modern flare that customers are enjoying today.
In 2006, Danny England received the Quality Dealer of the year award from the Tennessee Association of Independent Dealers. He represented the best of the industry on a national stage at the annual NIADA convention in Las Vegas with his family. The association is active in dealer & consumer support. Among other strong standards, the association also implements a strong code of ethics that makes for a positive atmosphere in the automotive marketplace. Danny is always engaged with his community and has served on numberous boards of directors, has been a leader in local charities serving in the capacity of president with New Tazewell Lions Club for over 15 years, serves as current chairman of the New Tazewell United Methodist Church Finance Committee, served a full term as president of the Tennessee Independent Automobiles Dealers Association and a full term as director of the Manheim Nashville Dealer Council which represents automobile manufactures, finance arms and dealers in the wholesale marketplace. Currnetly, he sits on the Claiborne County Board of Economic Develpmment which provides support to established industry and also the recuritment of prospective industry investment to Claiborne County. Danny is also a very active member in the New Tazewell United Methodist Church. Along with calling the shots in his business every day, Danny enjoys getting to know his customers and their families. Being one of the best "hands-on" dealers in the area, he's always accessible and you can find him anytime in the dealership as his office door is always open. In his spare time, he enjoys flying with Daniel, spending time with his four grandchildren at family's Gatlinburg residence.
Danny England has been married 46 years to the love of his life, Barbara. Together, they have two children, Daniel & Brittany.
Daniel, 35, is the 2nd generation to the dealership and serves as the GM along with heading customer service development. Daniel was married to his wife, Nicole in 2015. Nicole is a graduate of Carson Newman University and holds a masters degress in secondary education from Lincoln Memorial Univeristy which in based in Claiborne County. She is a Spanish teacher at Claiborne High. Daniel grew up in the dealership and sold his first vehicle at the age of 10. With all the credit going to his father, his first steps was in Danny England Motors as Danny brought him to work early in life. As a leader in his community, Daniel currently serves on the board of directors of the Claiborne County Chamber of Commerce & Economic Partnership, the New Tazewell Airport Council board and Claiborne Economic Development Board. He served in capacities as a past president of the Claiborne County County Chamer of Commerce, as well. Daniel & Nicole have two daugthers Aleah Jane & Avian Carter. They enjoy traveling, water & snow skiing, mountain retreats and flying. Daniel is an avid aviation & automotive enthusiast and is also an instrument rated private pilot logging over 375 hours a year in the cockpit for business & personal travel. When not on the floors of the showroom at DEM, Daniel is immeressed in raising his two daughters and being active in Twin City Baptist Church of Tazewell.
Danny and Barbara's daughter, Brittany Sullivan, 33 resides in Paducah, Ky, with her husband Nicholas. Brittany graduated from Samford University in 2009 with her Doctorate of Pharmacy degree. Brittany married in 2009 following graduation and currently is a managing partner of Duncan Precription Center in Mayfield, KY. Her husband Nicholas, also a pharmacist, works for Western Paducah Baptist Hospital. Brittany, much like her brother, enjoys the lake, skiing and traveling. She visits home often as she's still closely rooted to her family. Brittany & Nicholas have two sons, Ethan and Dawson - who love flying with their Uncle Daniel and being close at bay with Pappie at DEM.
Danny's wife, Barbara is the heart and soul of the dealership who heads the rental department and is known as the "do-all commander in chief". She joined Danny full time at the dealership in 1995 and the business has broke records year in - year out since the move. Examples of Barbara and Danny's successful teamwork is evident in every aspect of the dealership and their personal lives. Barbara enjoys traveling to the mountains with Danny & her children and grandchildren on weekend retreats and cheering on the Vols on game day. To this very day, she's at work with hands on every aspect of the business accounting for Automotive Excellence at every corner!
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