Find a TravelPledge Certified Professional to support your event!

Our mission is to do all we can to help non-profits maximize their donations. We started by identifying generous business owners to provide fun experiences that can be converted into donations. The TravelPledge "Certified Professional" program is a further step towards our mission. This program attracts like-minded auctioneers and fundraising consultants that look out for the best interests of their clients. Each TravelPledge Certified Professional agrees to operate in a financially transparent and legally compliant manner and follow key strategies to maximize your donations.

Name Home State Service Area About
Shannon Mays
Raising Paddles
417-876-8043
MO Shannon engages fundraisers nationwide.

International Auctioneer Champion, Shannon Mays, travels the United States captivating audiences with her limitless energy, communication skills, and infectious smile. With over 30 years of experience, she brings a long list of attributes to the table. As a leader in the industry, she is an instruct ...Read more

John Froelich
JF Marketing Ltd
440-454-1121
OH John can travel to conduct benefit auctions in Ohio.

Covering Northeastern Ohio as a fundraising professional, I have done events from 75 - 300+ audiences. As a 10 yr professional of the auction industry, I am best suited to help your organization from start to finish - there's WAY more to an event than just calling bids. Call me to talk about how I ...Read more

William J Summs
Atlantic Asset Management Group
757-461-6867
VA Throughout the Hampton Roads area of VA, NC.

Gala Auction Fundraising Consultant & Auctioneer. Mr. Summs has vested himself in the auction/appraisal industry and has successfully completed the highest level of the auction industries designation at the Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI). He is a Benefit Auctioneer and Specialist, providing se ...Read more

Dave Goldstein
Goldstein Auctions
917-685-8834
NY Dave specializes in charity auctions and travels for events across the USA and Canada.

Dave Goldstein - The tastefully hilarious auctioneer.

Auctioneer Dave Goldstein connects with an audience with wit, warmth, and a sense of purpose, rather than the fast-talking style that many people associate with auctions. He has a proven track record of dramatically increasing auction proceed ...Read more

Marco Marinucci
Marco Auction
440-487-1878
OH We serve benefit events in Ohio.

The Charity Auction is one of the most popular methods for school and non-profit fundraising. Planning and presenting a Charity Auction that is both profitable and memorable does not happen by accident. It takes hard work, great timing, cooperation, extensive planning, organizational excellence, and ...Read more

Bart Darfler
Darfler Benefit Auctions & Consulting
630-548-4663
IL Darfler Benefit Auctions & Consulting serves all USA non-profits.

Since 1990 we've exclusively served nonprofit clients. Proud to help our valued clients set record-setting revenue results and break attendance records at their annual events. We recognize each potential client is unique. We're dedicated to understanding first your mission, history, and direction. ...Read more

Dan Campbell
Raising Paddles
630-235-4566
IL Dan works with fundraising professionals nationwide.

Raising Paddles became a reality in 2017. After 30+ years of serving charities as a part-time auctioneer, our journey became more mission-focused after the loss of our daughter, who had a passion for missions and charities. Her bright spirit inspires each day to bring our talents and services to hel ...Read more

Wade Leist
Wade Leist Benefit Auctioneer
231-330-1042
MI Serving Michigan & the Eastern USA.

I am a member of the NAA and Michigan Auctioneers Association. I am the 2015 Michigan Auctioneer Champion and 2015 Midwest Auctioneer Champion. I began conducting fundraising events 15 years ago. I now conduct over 40 fundraising auctions every year throughout Michigan and the eastern US. The most ...Read more

Jeff Manning
Manning Auctions
844-367-7653
NV Manning Auctions conducts auctions in the state of Nevada.

Jeff blends entertainment into a compelling, giving environment. People are tuned-in & actively bidding to give more when Jeff is on stage because they “simply do not know what is going to happen next”.

He performed his first fundraising auction at age 14, raising over $50,000 for a medical chari ...Read more

David Stander
Stander Auctions LLC
402-297-8853
NE David serves benefit events throughout Nebraska. Auction service company for benefit and fundraiser Auctions live and silent auctions.
Frank Bizzarro
Bizzarros Gala Auctions
650-464-2678
CA California & Western States We provide Auctioneers, Bidspotters/Clerks, Audio, Video & Staging, In-depth Consulting, and Free Event Analysis.
Robert Allemand
Allemand and Associates Auctioneers
806-310-8022
TX We travel and serve non-profits across the nation.

We are a group of Professional Auctioneers, Emcee's, and Ringman for all types of Auctions. Our customers count on us for auctioning, emcee, or public speaking as well as producing events.
I began in the auction industry in 1998 by chance and immediately fell in love with the Auction process. Initi ...Read more

Jay Cash
Cash Auctions
615-785-8982
TN Jay conducts benefit auctions throughout North America.

Jay is the 2018 National Auctioneers Association (NAA) - International Auctioneers 2nd Runner Up Champion. The most prestigious award given to Auction Professionals. Jay has a clear rhythmic and entertaining chant (bid calling) that is just the right speed and always understandable.

As a seco ...Read more

Jay Fiske
Northwest Benefit Auctions
800-469-6305
WA Jay travels nationwide to help fundraising committees and support auctions.

Jay has helped auction committees nationwide understand that the first rule of successful fundraising is accepting the fact that they are in business, and must use business-like tools and resources to maximize success. An event that is a party first and fundraiser second is doomed to underachieve. J ...Read more

Stephen LaRaviere
Matthews Auctioneers
276-235-0153
VA Matthews Auctioneers serves events in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia.

Matthews Auctioneers is a full-service firm that can supply all personnel & supplies to make your event a success.

Stephen is a third generation Auctioneer that grew up in the auction business selling his first item at the age of 5. He now specializes in Benefit Auctions as well as Real Estate, ...Read more

Scott Jones
Raising Paddles
480-540-1989
TX Scott serves non-profit fundraisers in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.

Scott is an NAA Certified Auctioneer and one of only 300 Benefit Auction Specialists in the world. He is nationally recognized as an industry leader in assisting non-profits through mission-based giving. The Raising Paddle Team conducts over 100 fundraising events a year. Scott has a Master’s in ...Read more

Bryce A Elemond
Affordable Auctioneering, LLC
720-229-5832
CO I travel throughout the state of Colorado to service non-profits. I am a Benefit Auction Specialist that has been through the National Auctioneers Association's program that specializes in providing non-profits necessary and vital guidance in conducting successful Fundraisers.
Doug Sorrell
Doug Sorrell
937-673-2440
OH Doug operates throughout the state of Ohio.

From your idea of having a gala to post-event wrap up, I become your Fund Raising Partner. I have conducted hundreds of events raising Millions of Dollars over a career spanning 40 years.
The 2018 charity auction season was RECORD BREAKING! If your event is not achieving your financial goals, it's ...Read more

James Ford
Ford Family Auctions
570-499-3889
PA The Ford Family Auctions serves non-profits in Pennsylvania.

We perform many charity auctions for non-profit organizations, like children’s theater groups, regional Libraries, and some for area high schools in the State of Pennsylvania. We also support the Muscular Dystrophy Associations Black and Blue Ball, which is their primary fundraising function.
We t ...Read more