BHM Darric Sewell

February 12, 2018
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Darric Sewell is the General Manager of Benson Automotive in Spartanburg and oversees dealer operations, sales, marketing, leadership development, training, employee relations, diversity initiatives and corporate administration. 

With more than 20-years in the auto industry Mr. Sewell has extensive sales and leadership experience from floor sales to general managing and ownership.  He is credited for his extensive training and product knowledge and innovated business strategies. 

Over the past 5-years, Darric has created industry success for Benson Automotive of Spartanburg, tripling sales and vastly improving customer service. His reputation is synonymous with sales, service and continued success.  During Mr. Sewell’s tenure with Benson Automotive, he has been involved in the buying and selling of two additional auto dealerships, Benson Kia and Benson Hyundai.  As a result, Darric was extended partnership in Benson Hyundai.

Darric Sewell is a Greenville native that attended Greenville County public schools and graduated from South Carolina State in 1995 with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice.  Mr. Sewell is very active in the Upstate community and serves on many industry, church and civil boards.  He is a member of several organizations including:

  • United Way
  • 100 Black Men of the Upstate
  • Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

Darric is happily married to the lovely Stephanie Hilton Sewell and the two have 3-children, Dariel, Belk and David.

Mr. Sewel and his family are active members of Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Simpsonville.  Darric’s favorite Bible verse that provides him strength when facing adversity is Deuteronomy 33:25:

Thy shoes shall be iron and brass; and as thy days, so shall thy strength be

Darric always says, “Whatever trials or difficulties you may be going through, God will always give grace to support and bring you through it.”