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2018 TAA Convention
May 5 @ 8:30 am - May 8 @ 10:30 am
Mike BrandlyNational Speaker
NAA Faculty, Auctioneer since 1979, Real Estate Appraiser, and approved Continuing Legal Education instructor for attorneys by Ohio Supreme Court and serves as Adjunct Faculty for Hondros College of Business.
Sara BytnarNaples FL
Sara is a third generation real estate and fundraising auctioneer, and is the 2017 International Auctioneer Champion, Women’s Division. By being named the CAI Rose Award recipient in 2012 and competing at the state and national level, Sara has developed her own lectures to share in the auction industry and advance the highest level of professionalism.
Shawn HaglerFt. Lupton, CO
2003 Colorado Auctioneer State Champion , 2009 WWAC Ringman Champion. Shawn is a full time auctioneer and graduate from University Northern Colorado – where he played on the 1997 Division II National Football Championship team. He also competes as a professional rodeo team roper. He actively promotes the auction method and enjoys sharing his passion. Ringman Panelist
Doak LambertDallas, TX
Graduate of University Texas A&M , owner of Lambert Auctions since 1986 and 1999 Texas State Champion Auctioneer. Specializes in purebred cattle, auto, equipment, and real estate. He also is currently one of the auctioneers on the nationally televised Barrett-Jackson Classic Auto Sales.
Chris ScottiTX A&M Engineering School
Experienced entrepreneur and provides strategic consulting, fundraising and executive coaching to emerging technology companies through TEES and the Research Valley Innovation Center.
Lance SwigertVice President of SWICO Auctions
Started working full time with SWICO Auctions in 2008 after graduating with a Bachelors’ degree from Texas A&M University and Master’s degree from Oklahoma State University. Lance graduated from Texas Auction Academy in June of 2005 and soon after received his license. Lance is a member of both the Texas Auctioneers Association and the National Auctioneers Association. He is currently the President of the Texas Auctioneers Association.
Aaron TraffasNAA Instructor
Kansas auctioneer, farmer, singer and national speaker for NAA on Internet Auctions and co-wrote ATS designation course as well as served on the NAA Education Institute.
David WhitleyEaton, CO
David is an Auctioneer and Lawyer. He owns Rocky Mountain Estate Brokers and Whitley Auction which is a full service Auction Company selling Real Estate, Personal Property, Business Liquidations and More in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region. As 2003 Wyoming Champion and 2015 IAC Finalist, David shares his knowledge as an instructor at WWCA Auction School.
2007 Texas Champion Ringman, 2007 IRC Champion, 2007 Auto Auction Team Champion and 2011 Texas State Auctioneer Champion. Fulltime Auctioneer from Ennis.
2002 WWAC Champion Ringman - Fulltime Ringman from Bellville, TX.
Distinguished Ringman specializing in purebred livestock, performance horses & thoroughbreds. From Wortham, TX.
2014 Texas State Champion & Graduate Professional Ringmens Inst.