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Freedom Honda's culture ensures that employees are valued and encouraged to establish a rewarding career in the automotive business.
Our employees are proud to work at Freedom Honda.
It is our belief that strong relationships with our employees lead to strong relationships with our customers.
We believe that culture makes a difference.
Our company’s core focus is building relationships that last.
That means relationships with our employees, our customers, and a relationship with our community.
We value our employees and invest in their success!

Company Culture

We strive to create a rewarding atmosphere for every employee. Join us and see for yourself!

Employee Events

Each year we get together outside of work to build relationships and become a better team. We're a family and we want you to join us!

Career Advancement

We love to develop our employees and promote from within. Show us what you've got and the opportunities will be there.

After graduating from the University of North Carolina in Greensboro, Tim Sturdivant began working for Vann York Auto Group in High Point, NC. He began his career as a salesperson, and quickly worked his way up to Sales Manager. After proving his abilities as a very effective manager, he was promoted to General Sales Manager. His talents were quickly recognized while serving in that capacity, and he was then promoted to General Manager, a position he held for over fifteen years. In recognition of his work ethic and accomplishments to the group, he was awarded the opportunity to partner with Vann York Auto Group in the establishment of Freedom Honda. After becoming a Partner/Dealer of Vann York Auto Group, he relocated his family to Sumter, South Carolina, to establish Freedom Honda - Volkswagen. Not only is he very committed to his career and family, but he is also very involved in his community and his church, where he serves a a deacon. He is on the board of the Shaw Sumter Community Counsel, where he serves as a liaison between the local city council and Shaw Air Force Base. He has also continued the Vann York tradition of donating an automobile to someone in need once a year, and works to raise funds for the United Way and their causes throughout the year. He and his wife have two children, a daughter who Is following in her father’s footsteps in the auto industry, and a son who graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis as an officer. Tim has established a positive, customer-centered culture at Freedom Honda - Volkswagen that is unique in the Sumter area, and his commitment to serving his customers and his community is a shining example of the stellar reputation of Vann York Auto Group.

Tim Sturdivant, Dealer/GM
Freedom Honda

United Way President, Mindy Allen Popovich, presenting Tim Sturdivant of Freedom Honda Sumter SC a plaque in appreciation for their commitment to continue this tradition through their sponsorship this year and in the years to come!

United Way
Sumter, Clarendon, and Lee Counties


  • $75K+ Income Potential
  • 5 - Day Work Week, No Sundays
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Guaranteed Training Salary
  • Short-term Disability & Life Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Career Advancement Opportunities