Darryl Terrell: Fixed Ops and Career Growth


Darryl Terrell is a highly experienced and passionate automotive professional, currently serving as the Service and Parts Director at Matt Bowers Chevy of Metairie. With over 15 years of experience in the automotive industry, Darryl has honed his skills in managing service departments, parts inventory, and customer relations. His expertise extends to both domestic and import vehicles, and he is dedicated to providing the best possible customer experience in the industry.

In this episode, Darryl shares his journey in the automotive industry, the challenges he faced, and the importance of communication and continuous learning in his role. Darryl emphasized the significance of communication and constant growth in his role, and shared valuable insights on how to navigate the challenges in this field. He also discussed his favorite tools and vendors that help him excel in the fixed ops field. 

One of the essential aspects Darryl highlighted was the importance of clarity and effective communication in the workplace. Ensuring that employees understand their roles and expectations is critical in fostering a positive work environment and promoting productivity. As a leader, it’s crucial to provide employees with the necessary information and tools to succeed.

Another vital component in Darryl’s success is his commitment to continuous learning. In today’s rapidly changing industry, staying updated with the latest trends and developments is crucial. Darryl shared that he makes the most of his daily commute by listening to audiobooks, allowing him to gain new knowledge and stay motivated.

Ultimately, Darryl’s journey in the automotive industry offers valuable lessons in the power of communication and continuous learning. By prioritizing these aspects and leveraging the right tools, professionals in the fixed ops field can thrive and excel in their careers.


  1. Clarity and communication are essential.
  2. Never give up on an employee.
  3. Continuous learning is essential for growth.


“When you challenge yourself to be the best person you could be, opportunities always

open up for you.” –Darryl Terrell


Darryl Terrell

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/darryl-terrell-536297146

Website: www.mbchevymetairie.com

Kaylee Felio

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gotopartsgirl

Website: www.partsedge.com