A message from the NAA CEO: Aaron Ensminger, CAE

Since coming back to NAA as CEO, I’ve had the distinct pleasure of being able to work with aspects of NAA with which I was never able to before. One of those groups is, of course, the National Auctioneers Foundation. Did you know the Foundation has raised enough for their endowment to effect true changeContinue reading “A message from the NAA CEO: Aaron Ensminger, CAE”

Marjorie Hartman, CAI, AMM

I started in the auction industry more than 20 years ago with Matt Hurley and Hurley Auctions in Greencastle, Pennsylvania. Matt always urged me to attend NAA conferences and educational seminars to learn more about the business and to always be on the cutting edge of new technology. I never knew then how much thisContinue reading “Marjorie Hartman, CAI, AMM”

Testimonial: Chris Dudley, CAI, AARE, GPPA

I have been in the auction business for several decades, focused primarily in estates. As a past president of the Florida Auctioneers Association and NAA member since the beginning, I have tried to participate in so many of the education opportunities. I love the business, so when life transitions hit and I needed to redirectContinue reading “Testimonial: Chris Dudley, CAI, AARE, GPPA”

Michael Upp

Fifteen years ago, I joined Mitch-Stuart to serve the non-profit community and help them raise money. Within six months, I experienced firsthand the impact professional auctioneers made on a non-profit organization’s success. Over time I learned more about the industry, earned my BAS designation, and attended the Benefit Auction Summit and Conference & Show—all ofContinue reading “Michael Upp”

Joseph B. Diehl, JD, CPA

Five years ago—upon retiring at age 67, I felt that I still had much to do to give back. Decades ago, I started working as a CPA in the for-profit sector; halfway through my career, I became a nonprofit executive. So the transition from being Mr. Over-Achiever to being Mr. Retired-Person was difficult. Having grownContinue reading “Joseph B. Diehl, JD, CPA”