Jason Miller wins International Auctioneer Championship titles

Jason L. Miller, CAI, with the first-place award, pictured with Paul C. Behr, NAA, chairman of the board (in the red jacket).

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Emerging from a competitive field of 74 contestants, Jason L. Miller, CAI, of Quaker City, Ohio, was crowned winner of the men’s National Auctioneers Association 27th International Auctioneer Championship, which took place July 11 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville.

Award

Miller received a $5,000 cash award, trophy and championship ring for his winning efforts through the preliminary bid-calling round, an interview round and a final round of bid-calling that included the top 15 men and seven women. He now claims the right to be known as one of the best auctioneers in the world.

“Dreams do come true,” said Miller, who competed in his eighth IAC.

“I’ve chased this for so long, but it’s not even about the trophy. It’s about the association, the friendships. These guys who I competed with today, not against, are my dear friends for life, and I love them all.”

Miller recently helped establish the new Cambridge, Ohio, office for Kaufman Realty and Auctions.

Miller’s win gives the state of Ohio three IAC championships in the past four years and six total IAC men’s and women’s champions.

Ohio is tied with Texas for the most IAC Champions out of any one state.

IAC

The IAC was conducted as part of the NAA’s 65th annual International Auctioneers Conference and Show, which took place in Louisville July 8-12.

A video of Jason Miller at the 2013 NAA International Auctioneer Championship can be seen here. Miller was second runner up in that contest.

2014 IAC Contestants

Seth Andrews, CAI
Regina Andrijeski
Wade Baer
Patti Baldini, CAI, CES
Elton Baldy
Justin Ball
Denis Barrett
Jacob Barth
John Beechy
Nick Bennett
William Bering, Jr.
Austin Booker, GPPA
Gwen Bryant, CAI, AARE, CES, GPPA
Jared Chambers, BAS, GPPA
Michael Chambers
Grant Cole
Jeff Crissup, CAI, AARE
Brian Curless
Brian Damewood
Bobby D. Ehlert, BAS
Ronald Farrell, BAS
Matt Ford, CAI
T.J. Freije, CAI
Peter Gehres, CAI, CES
Carl Gilbert
Scott Gillespie
Dean Gunter
Jerry Hall, CAI, GPPA
Kam Hartstack
Kevin Henley
Matt Hostetter, CES
Joshua Houk
Seth Hutchison
Brennin Jack
Myers Jackson, CAI, AARE, ATS, CES
Chad Johnson, CAI, BAS
Ryan Jordan
Chantel Kimball, CAI
Kathy Kingston, CAI, BAS
Jonathan Kraft
John Kuchera
Wendy Lambert, BAS
Saul Larner
Will Lilly, CAI
Kenny Lindsay
Shaun Logsdon
Laura Mantle
Amy Martin
Joey Martin
Whitey Mason, CAI
James Mast
Robert McAdams
Murray McCandless, BAS, CES
Paul McCartan
Aaron McColm
David Meares, CAI, GPPA
Bryan Mergen
Scott Mihalic, CAI
Carol Miller
Jared Miller
Jason Miller
Jerick Miller
Trev Moravec
Patrick Morgan
Trey Morris
Courtney Nitz-Mensik, CAI
Jonathan Noel
Colm O’Donnellan
Chris Pracht, CAI, AARE, CES
Paul Ramirez
Kylee Reeder
Scott Robertson, CAI, BAS
Dustin Rogers, CAI
Yve Rojas
Beth Rose, CAI
Sara Rose, CAI
Abbey Schmid
Justin Schultis
Scott Shuman, CAI
Julia Sparks
Junior Staggs
Ben Svonavec
T. Kyle Swicegood, CAI, BAS, GPPA
Kevin Teets, CAI, CES
Tammy Tisland
Drew Turner
Emily Wears, ATS, BAS
David Whitaker
Chris Wilson, CAI, CES
David Yearsley, BAS
Wayne Yoder
J.R. Yoder
Wayne Yoder Jr.

Mark Younger

One Comment

  1. nicole says:

    Jason won the Men’s portion of the IAC. Wendy Lambert of Texas won the Women’s.

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