Title: General Sales Manager
Company: Reinhardt Lexus
Location: Montgomery, AL
Education: Associates in Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology, Emery Riddle University, 1986
Career History: General Sales Manager, Reinhardt Lexus, 2019-Present;
Sales Manager, Reinhardt Toyota, 2016-2019;
General Manager, Brewbaker Infiniti and Kia, 2016;
Lexus Master Certified Sales Manager, Lexus of Huntsville, 2015-2016;
Sales Director, McKinnon Toyota/Nissan, 2015;
General Sales Manager, Riverside Chevrolet, 2014-2015;
General Sales Manager, Sales Manager, Reinhardt Toyota & Lexus, 1996-2014;
Recruiter, Helicopter Crewchief, Leader, US Army, 1983-1995
Type of Business: Automotive
Daniel Knotts, General Sales Manager at Reinhardt Lexus, has been recognized as a Marquis Emerging Leader for their contributions and achievements in the field of sales.
Supported by his service in the U.S. Army, Mr. Knotts knew he could excel at whatever he set his mind to. When he came across car sales, he found that it was similar to his military service, which included recruiting and building teams. Mr. Knotts was with the U.S. Army as a recruiter, helicopter crew chief, and leader from 1983 to 1995. In 1996, he joined Reinhardt Toyota & Lexus and served as a sales manager and general sales manager until 2014. Over the next few years, he provided his skills and expertise to Riverside Chevrolet, McKinnon Toyota/Nissan, Lexus of Huntsville, Brewbaker Infinity and Kia and Reinhardt Toyota. In 2019, he joined Reinhardt Lexus where he has excelled as a General Sales Manager.
The career highlight that stands out most to Mr. Knotts is where he has seen and been responsible for growing people to the point that they have become successful. Helping others achieve what they want through the things he knows with teaching, counseling, and mentoring. He likes to see people excel in their position and helping them get to that point, which they send him notes back for all the tough love he gave them. In recognition of his daily responsibilities, which include assembling teams that take care of customers, developing and implementing processes, and devising plans for success, Mr. Knotts has received such accolades as the Elite of Lexus Award, 2 Year and Dealer with Most Sales Growth (14%).