About Us

Over 20 years of experience and expertise.

For over two decades, Dealers Auto Auction has stood as a cornerstone in the automotive industry, earning trust and recognition. With a proud legacy, we now boast ten independent auction locations strategically situated across cities such as Atlanta, Chattanooga, Cincinnati, East Tennessee, Huntsville, Jackson, Little Rock, Memphis, Mobile, and Murfreesboro, alongside a thriving online marketplace catering to clients nationwide. Our exclusive dealer-only auctions showcase vehicles sourced from premier names in remarketing and consignment. Additionally, select locations host specialized events, public GSA (General Service Administration) auctions, and classic car showcases.

Our Mission

We empower the automotive resale market by providing a trusted, transparent, and technologically advanced auction platform that connects a diverse network of dealers and consignors. With over two decades of excellence, our mission is to enhance client success through superior service and strategic national presence, fostering growth and community in the automotive industry.

Our Values

Integrity & Trustworthiness

We commit to the highest standards of honesty and ethical conduct in all our interactions. Trust is the foundation of our relationships with clients, partners, and employees.

Excellence & Reliability

We strive for excellence in every aspect of our business. Our dedication to quality and consistency ensures that we meet the high expectations of our clients and remain a leader in the automotive auction industry.

Innovation & Accessibility

Embracing technology and innovation, we continuously enhance our online and in-person auction platforms to provide easy access and efficient tools that meet the evolving needs of our clients across the nation.

Community & Partnership

We believe in building a strong community with our clients and partners. Through collaboration and mutual support, we create more opportunities and foster a sense of belonging and shared success in the automotive industry.

Our Leadership

Leading the pack. Unrivaled experts. Top performers. Our leadership team stands out as the pinnacle of industry excellence. Harnessing extensive expertise and deep insights into the automotive auction market, we don’t just keep pace—we set the pace. With Dealers Auto Auction Group guiding your transactions, your business is empowered to accelerate beyond the competition and achieve remarkable success.

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David Andrews

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

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David Diedrich

Chief Client Officer

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Matt Itami

VP of Auction Operations

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John Swofford

VP of Operations

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Greg Choate

Corporate Controller

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Roger Fields

Regional Auction Manager

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Stacy Brown

VP of Digital Sales

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Chad Ware

General Manager of Southern Key, LLC

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Service You Deserve

At DAAG, our steadfast commitment to excellence has cultivated a devoted community, amplifying the market presence of commercial vehicles. Our clientele is diverse, comprising approximately 75% dealer sales and 25% fleet leases and factory consignors. Among our esteemed commercial consignors are industry leaders including Remarketing by Element, ARI, UACC, Credit Acceptance, GSA, title pawn companies, and FCA (Chrysler Factory), alongside numerous credit unions and national and regional financial institutions.

All of our auctions are aligned with esteemed industry organizations such as NAAA, IARA, and state-independent auction groups. We seamlessly facilitate online sales through renowned platforms like EDGE Pipeline, The Auction Platform, OVE, and SmartAuction, ensuring accessibility and convenience for our valued clients.

Services Overview

Discover our premier auction services across 10 exceptional locations.

  • Smart Auction, OVE Platforms, and Simulcast Sales Via Edge Pipeline
  • Vehicle Condition & Pre-Sale Inspections
  • DAA Digital Services
  • Reconditioning & Detailing Services
  • Title Services & Document Handling
  • Financial Services
  • GPS Tracker Sales & Installation
  • Inspections, Certifications, and Mechanical Repairs
  • Repossession, Remarketing, and Storage Solutions
  • Transportation Services (Pickup and Delivery Options)
  • Specialty Repair Services

Our Journey at a Glance

Founded Dealers Auto Auction Group

November 1, 2001

Founded Dealers Auto Auction Group

Dealers Auto Auction was acquired in November 2001 by CIT Enterprises LLC, under the leadership of David Andrews, the Founder and CEO. David is a pioneering entrepreneur with a robust background in the automotive wholesale/retail sector dating back to the early 1970s. In 1986, he founded City Auto Sales in Memphis, Tennessee, and subsequently expanded the brand to include locations in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, Auto Simple in East Tennessee, and Auto Vida in Dallas, Texas. David’s entrepreneurial journey continued in 2001 when he acquired Dealers Auto Auction. Since then, the company has grown to encompass ten locations across six southeastern states. The auction group is a wholesale vehicle marketplace that facilitates over 110,000 vehicle transactions annually. David’s strategic vision focuses on expanding physical auction sites and integrating cutting-edge technologies to provide seamless, round-the-clock services to buyers and sellers.

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Opened Memphis, TN Location

November 1, 2001

Opened Memphis, TN Location

In November 2001, Dealers Auto Auction opened it’s very first location in Memphis, TN. Strategically situated between I-40 and I-269 off Highway 64, our Memphis location hosts weekly dealer auctions every Thursday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Opened Huntsville, AL Location

February 1, 2004

Opened Huntsville, AL Location

In February 2004, Dealers Auto Auction opened it’s second location in Huntsville, AL. Conveniently located off Highway 72 East, our Huntsville location hosts weekly dealer auctions every Tuesday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Opened Murfreesboro, TN Location

January 1, 2009

In January 2009, Dealers Auto Auction expanded to its third location in Murfressboro, TN. Conveniently located just south of Nashville off I-24 and easily accessible, our Murfreesboro location hosts weekly dealer auctions every Wednesday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Opened Mobile, AL Location

May 1, 2010

Something about opening the Mobile, AL location in January of 2010 goes here. In January 2010, Dealers Auto Auction expands, yet again, to a new location in Mobile, AL. Conveniently located just minutes from I-65 and I-10, our Mobile locations provides easy access for buyers and sellers along the Gulf Coast and across the Southeast and hosts a weekly dealer auctions every Thursday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Opened Chattanooga, TN Location

February 1, 2014

Opened Chattanooga, TN Location

In February 2021, Dealers Auto Auction expanded once again, this time to Chattanooga, TN. Conveniently situated in Chattanooga’s East Hamilton area, our location offers weekly dealer auctions every Wednesday, providing easy access for all. View this location to learn more about their extensive experience and exceptional auction services!

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Opened Jackson, MS Location

February 1, 2018

Opened Jackson, MS Location

In January 2018, Dealers Auto Auction expanded to its sixth location in Jackson, Mississippi. Situated conveniently just outside Jackson, near the intersection of I-20 and I-55, our Jackson location hosts weekly dealer auctions every Tuesday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Opened East Tennessee Location

June 1, 2018

Opened East Tennessee Location

In June 2018, Dealers Auto Auction expanded into East Tennessee and has quickly earned a reputation for unparalleled customer service in the region. Conveniently located off I-26 in Johnson City, our East Tennessee location hosts weekly dealer auctions every Wednesday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Opened Atlanta, GA Location

September 1, 2022

Opened Atlanta, GA Location

In September 2022, Dealers Auto Auction expanded, yet again, establishing a new auction in Atlanta, GA. Conveniently located just north of the city in Cumming, our Atlanta location hosts weekly dealer auctions every Wednesday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Opened Little Rock, AR Location

October 1, 2022

In October 2022, Dealers Auto Auction continues to expand with a new location in Little Rock, AR. Conveniently located in the Capital City off University Avenue, our Little Rock location hosts a weekly dealer auctions every Thursday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Opened Cincinnati, OH Location

April 1, 2023

Opened Cincinnati, OH Location

In April 2023, Dealers Auto Auction continues to expand with a new location in Cincinnati, OH. Conveniently situated off I-75 (Exit 9), this is Cincinnati’s only locally owned auto auction. Our Cincinnati location serves the Midwest, reaching dealers across Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana with weekly dealer auctions every Wednesday. View this location and learn more about our experience and unparalleled auction services!

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Diverse and Dependable Inventory

Our dealer auctions give you the opportunity to acquire top-tier vehicles to enhance your used car inventory and elevate your business with our array of dealer services. With 10 strategic locations covering the Southeast United States and a strong online marketplace, DAA stands as the top choice for auto auctions throughout the United States.

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“The winner ain’t the one with the fastest car, it’s the one who refuses to lose.”

–Dale Earnhardt

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