Collin M. Sewell

Collin Sewell is a son, husband, father, leader, and entrepreneur. His responsibilities span from serving his family to leading a team of over 700.


Collin finds his roots in two hardware store families in the late 1800s and early 1900s. His great-grandfather, Edward Franklin Sewell, started selling Ford Model Ts from his hardware store in 1911.  As the Great Depression took its toll in 1929, E.F. loaded up his family and headed west for a new start.  In 1935, The Sewell family began their next chapter of the car business in Odessa, Texas.  Brothers, Woody and Carl Sewell, purchased Sewell Ford in 1935. 


Four generations and over one hundred years later, Collin Sewell is now the Proprietor of The Sewell Family of Companies which includes:

  • Sewell Ford
  • Sewell Lincoln
  • Sewell BMW of the Permian Basin
  • Sewell Cadillac of the Permian Basin
  • Sewell Buick GMC of Midland
  • Sewell Chevrolet GMC of Andrews
  • Sewell Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
  • Press Cafe
  • The Boardroom
  • F. Outfitters
  • The Parks Legado Town Center


Collin’s leadership in his family’s automotive dealerships and his people-focused efforts consistently promote living a life in service to others.


Collin currently serves as:

  • Chairman – IDEA Public Schools
  • Founder and Co-Chair- The Education Partnership of the Permian Basin
  • Founder and Co-Chair- Opportunity Odessa
  • Member- EQUIP Global Leadership
  • Member- The John Maxwell Leadership Foundation


His past service includes:

  • Two-term President of The National Dealer Council for Ford Motor Company
  • Two-term President of The Education Foundation of Odessa
  • Member of Growing Leaders founded by Dr. Tim Elmore
  • Member of The Lincoln National Dealer Council