auctioneer Mike Jones profiled by Dallas News

Auctioneer Mike Jones called best in the bidness
Auctioneer Mike Jones has sold it all, from $18 million in used FEMA trailers to most of downtown Tioga.
The 55-year-old from Carrollton leads more than 4,000 employees across 700 offices in 45 states at the helm of United Country Auction Services, the largest integrated auction and real estate company in the nation. He’s at the top of the game but says he doesn’t measure his success with money or awards. Instead he’s focused on giving back, whether he’s organizing auctions benefiting Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas or teaching others his craft.

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Wendy Lambert Named 2014 (IAC) International Auctioneer Champion

We are proud to announce, Wendy Lambert of Coppell, Texas was named the 2014 International Auctioneers Champion – Women’s Division, Friday, July 11th at the International Auctioneers Conference and Show in Louisville, KY. The competition was tough with almost 100 professionals from across the United States and around the world competing for the most coveted professional auctioneering award.

Wendy is the 2013-14 Texas State Champion Auctioneer and a March 2008 graduate of the Texas Auction Academy in Dallas. Wendy lives in Coppell, Texas, a suburb of Dallas/Fort Worth with her auctioneer husband Doak Lambert and their three children, D.P., Sydney and Denton.

Wendy will join her husband Doak as an instructor at the Texas Auction Academy in October. Wendy joins an elite team of International, World and State Champion Auctioneers as well as industry leaders.

Welcome aboard Wendy!

We congratulate Daniel Guinn on winning the 2014 LA Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Championship. Daniel is a Feb 2013 Texas Auction Academy graduate.

We congratulate Daniel Guinn on winning the 2014 LA Auctioneers Association Bid Calling Championship. Daniel is a Feb 2013 Texas Auction Academy graduate.

Congratulations to Cherlyn Sutton (right), Frisco, TX, 2014 Reserve World Automobile Champion Ringman, a March 2012 Texas Auction Academy graduate with her Mom, Cheri Boots-Sutton, 2012 World Champion Automobile Auctioneer and 1999 International Auctioneer Champion (IAC). What a Mother’s Day weekend!

Congratulations to Cherlyn Sutton (right), Frisco, TX, 2014 Reserve World Automobile Champion Ringman, a March 2012 Texas Auction Academy graduate with her Mom, Cheri Boots-Sutton, 2012 World Champion Automobile Auctioneer and 1999 International Auctioneer Champion (IAC). What a Mother’s Day weekend!

Mike Waston True Grit TAA Grad

Professional Actor and Stuntman Mike Watson of Santa Clarita, CA whose movie credits include True Grit, Django Unchained, The Lone Ranger and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End is a March 2011 Graduate of the Texas Auction Academy in Dallas.  

Heath Hale (left), July 2003 TAA Graduate and brother Seth, June 2006 TAA Graduate showing off their Reserve Team Champion hardware at Adesa Auctions of Boston, May 9, 2014.

Heath Hale (left), July 2003 TAA Graduate and brother Seth, June 2006 TAA Graduate showing off their Reserve Team Champion hardware at Adesa Auctions of Boston, May 9, 2014.

Heath and Seth Hale, Texas Auction Academy Graduates Win Honors in Boston

“GOD IS SOO GOOD!!! My brother and best friend Seth Hale (June 2006 TAA Graduate) and I are honored to be named the 2014 World Automobile  Auctioneer Championship – Reserve World Champion Auctioneer Team! WOW! This is amazing. Thank you to my beautiful wife for your support and my dad who got us started when we were toddlers. THESE TROPHIES ARE HEADED TO TEXAS!!”  Heath Hale – July 2003 Texas Auction Academy Graduate.

The Ownership and Instructors at the Texas Auction Academy congratulate Heath and Seth Hale on their recent accomplishment. Both are great young men and outstanding graduate representatives of our auctioneer training school.

February 2014 Texas Auction Academy Graduate Rodeo Rick Darcy from Casper Wyoming conducts his first event since returning from auction school.

February 2014 Texas Auction Academy Graduate Rodeo Rick Darcy from Casper Wyoming conducts his first event since returning from auction school.

“We kicked off my Thankful Thursdays for 2014 last night and raised over $4300 for the MS Society. Felt great to have the mic in my hand an rattling off the chant for the first time in front of a crowd of 150+. Plus… I think my hand is glued in this position!!”  Rodeo Rick Darcy, Casper, Wyoming

Rodeo Rick Darcy of 95.5 Country in Casper Wyoming Discusses TAA

Rodeo Rick Darcy of 95.5 Country in Casper Wyoming Discusses TAA

Rodeo Rick Darcy, 95.5 Country, Casper, Wyoming,

Feb 2014 TAA Graduate