FRANKLIN, TN — (DAAG) Dealers Auto Auction Group has announced that Jim McAnally has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO). McAnally assumed his new responsibilities effective May 1, 2023, and will continue to report directly to Chairman and CEO David Andrews.

JIm McAnally

“This promotion reflects Jim’s strong leadership and knowledge throughout our industry, his absolute commitment to putting customers first, and his deep connections with people inside and outside the company,” Andrews said. “Jim’s energy, passion, and resolve will continue to be critical assets as we work to take full advantage of our expanded and growing footprint of auction locations.” Andrews added, “This new leadership structure, which balances strategic and operational focus, is right for this time of rapid change. We want to be sure that our leadership team is in the best position to help team members throughout the company deliver for the customer now and in the future. Jim’s new role is an important step in making that happen.”

McAnally has held key positions for leading companies such as Manheim, Toyota/Lexus, and XLerate Group. Having leadership experience, not only in auto auctions but also in the dealership and OEM arenas, allows Jim to bring unique perspectives from multiple vantage points. An experienced leader with a passion for building successful businesses, creating operational efficiencies, and cultivating customer loyalty, DAAG is excited about this new structure.

“I am excited and honored to have this opportunity to collaborate with a team of highly talented professionals inside the greatest industry anyone could dream of,” said McAnally. “I’m anxious to help lead our efforts in growing and expanding our current footprint, all the while helping our customers become ultra-successful.” 

About DAAG

DAAG, a leading innovation-driven auto auction company, has eleven auction locations in the southeastern region.  Headquartered in Franklin, TN, Dealers Auto Auction provides auction remarketing services, reconditioning services, online technology, and its own dealer marketplace. Additional information about DAAG is available at