Serving Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Clemmons and Lexington, NC
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The ability to take care of customers at the highest possible levelî, is what drives Jim Butler at work each day. Jim has been the General Manager of Modern Toyota since 2011. Jim oversees all manner of daily operations at the dealership.
Since 2012, Yates Moon has worked in the Finance & Insurance Department. Yates ensures that customers can obtain the financing they need and cover all insurance procedures.
Since 1996, Eric Lawhon has been the New Car Sales Manager at Modern Toyota. Eric is responsible for supervising the sales staff and guiding transactions through the proper channels. He also is a factory liaison and controls the new car inventory. Eric loves the staff he works with and the rich history behind Modern.
The minute you meet Eric you know he is special. That's because you'll notice he has two different colored eyes. Eric fits right in at Modern because he too enjoys playing golf. Through his golf connections he was able to meet golfing legend, Jack Nicklaus. He loves spending time with his wife Brenda, their children, and grandchildren.
David Miller has been with Modern Toyota since 1992. He is currently the Finance Director where he is responsible for obtaining financing for customers, assisting with paperwork, and keeping customers happy. He really enjoys his relationships and friendships with his fellow employees and customers.
David has an active family life with his wife Kim and their four children and four grandchildren. When not spending time with family, David enjoys playing golf and attending local sporting events like Dash baseball games and high school football and lacrosse. David loves trying out all the great restaurants in the area, especially J. Peppers Southern Grille.
Read what our customers are saying about Daniel:
"I am especially happy with the honest service and information that I received from Daniel Derrick. Very knowledgeable and very nice. Helped me every single step of the way in purchasing my first new vehicle and didn't hesitate to answer any questions I had during the process."
Mark Coplon is a Finance Manager at Modern Toyota of Winston-Salem and has been in the Automotive Industry since 1999. A born and raised Winston-Salem local, Mark loves everything the city has to offer, especially the close proximity to Tanglewood Park. Fishing, grilling and hanging out with Jangles, his Boston Terrier/Jack Russel mix, are Mark's favorite spare time activities. On nights off, you'll likely find Mark dining at his favorite restaurant, Village Tavern, watching the Tar Heels play.
Dan Santarelli has been a Pros Certified Salesperson at Modern Toyota since 2007. He looks forward to helping customers bring home the perfect vehicle for them. Dan says he really enjoys working for the Fowler family.
After living in Clemmons since 2007, Dan still feels like there is more to discover and explore and enjoys finding new things to see and do. Dan has one daughter Chelsea, and 2 mixed Maltese/shitzu/terrier dogs named Corolla and Camry. (Nicely done, Dan.) In his spare time, Dan enjoys working in his yard, playing golf, and spending time with his family.
What our customers are saying about Dan Santarelli:
"Dan you are the B-O-M-B.COM!!!!!!!"
"We have purchased 5 cars from Dan and every experience gets better and better. We can't thank him enough and we will never buy a car from someone else even if we live in Alaska. We could not be happier. Thanks again"
" Dan went above and beyond to make sure he found the vehicle that was going to best suit my needs along with my desires"
"Looking for a good buying experience? See Dan Santarelli at Modern Toyota. Very personable and pleasant to work with. No pressure to buy."
"Dan is very good at what he does, and I totally recommend Dan to anyone who is looking for a New Toyota. Dan is respectful, honest, and straight forward."
"An easy car buying experience thanks to Dan. Dan went above and beyond to make sure he found the vehicle that was going to best suit my needs along with my desires. Additionally, he worked to get me a great deal that matched or beat Modern's competitors. Thankfully, this was a good experience with no pressure, and I am not leaving this time with the feeling like I was taken advantage of because I was female. Thanks Dan for everything!"
"Great services completely satisfied. Our salesman Dan Santarelli was fantastic! He was very informitive, he was also non- pushy he made the whole process so easy. I would do it again,and also request Dan as my salesman. Thank You for the professionalism."
"Great Experience with Dan Santarelli. I will never be able to thank you enough."
"Great Service. The car purchase we made for our son was seamless and smooth thanks to Dan Santarelli - I will refer anyone looking for a good used or new car over to see him!! Thanks so much!"
"Dan S made the whole car-buying process easy. I was really dreading it, but he helped me out and was patient.... answered all my questions. I love his 'bucket' that you sign when you close the deal!"
"Mr. Dan Santarelli went above and beyond to get the right deal for us. We are extremely satisfied with the outcome. He deserves to be commended for a job well done. He was completely candid with us and advised us to make the best choice. We give Kudos to Dan Santarelli for a job well done. Keep up the good work"
What our customers are saying about Gopal:
"Hats off to you Gopal and keep up the good work giving great customer service."
"Gopal Chandarana of Modern Toyota was very nice helping me purchase my first brand new car. I was in and out of the dealership within 3 hours. Thumbs up for Gopal and Modern Toyota."
"The transaction was smooth and my salesperson, Gopal Chandarana, was great. He did a nice job of making me feel at ease. He also answered every question I had quickly and thoroughly. I highly recommend working with Gopal. We will be back for our future car needs."
"I am more than satisfied with not just my vehicle alone but with the friendly service I received."
Since 2010, Andrew Robinson has been helping customers as a Sales and Leasing Consultant. Andrew assists customers in the buying process of new and pre-owned vehicles. He loves the great people he gets to work with.
Nancy Smith loves seeing satisfied customers, that's why she is a Sales Consultant at Modern Toyota. Nancy has been with Modern since 2010.
Nancy has lived in Winston-Salem her whole life and now has a lot more roommates, her cats Clyde, Fisher, Tadpole, Reece, Bonnie, Sarah, Oriole, Tucker, Minnie Pearl, Moonpie, Sunny, River, Elvis, Bugzy and Shorty. When not taking care of her furry friends, Nancy enjoys riding her motorcycle, various outdoor activities and attending music festivals. Nancy is a Fighting Irish fan and frequents local places like Firebirds, Stevens Center, and assorted downtown venues.
What our customers are saying about Nancy:
"A great experience all around. Nancy Smith is outstanding!"
"Thank you Nancy Smith for making my buying experience so smooth. You really made me feel at ease. Got me in the exact car I wanted. I will be back next time I need another an will look for you."
Daryl Jane is a Sales Consultant at Modern Toyota of Winston-Salem and recently moved to the Winston area, with his wife, Emily, from Hawaii. As a world traveler, Daryl has amazing stories to share, especially a
Ryan Bumpass is a Sales Consultant at Modern Toyota of Winston-Salem and is a born and raised Winston local. He and his wife, Chonda, and their 2 children, Charity and Cali, love going on family outings to the park and dining at Hickory Tavern, a favorite local spot. Jack-of-all trades, he can play 5 musical instruments and was an Army tactical specialist in Iraq. If Ryan could meet anyone, past or present, it would be any Medal of Honor recipient.
Dealers often trade cars with other dealerships, according to their inventory needs. Rebecca Lashmit is the Dealer Trade Coordinator and Customer Relations Manager at Modern Toyota. She has been coordinating over 20 drivers and handling customer concerns since 2012.
Rebecca once met President Ronald Reagan during a trip to the White House for winning a Scholastic Achievement Award. She lives in Yadkinville with her husband Donnie, their children, a Chocolate Lab named Hershey, a pit bull named Buster, a cat named Mr. Whiskers, and a ferret named Weazzie. Yes, itís a full house. Rebecca enjoys playing tennis, walking and hiking, camping, and lots and lots of fishing.