Find a TravelPledge Certified Professional to support your event!

Our mission is to do all we can to help nonprofits 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
John Froelich
JF Marketing Ltd
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
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

Kevin Rutter
Hot Auctioneering
CO Kevin supports events Nationwide.

Kevin Rutter, a professional benefit auctioneer, speaker, and writer, wants to help you raise the most money and ignite the excitement at your next charity auction or event. An all-around entertainer (ask his old high school teachers), he is lots of fun to see and hear. Kevin has worked with a grou ...Read more

Ernie Rogers
Blacktie Benefit Auctions
VA We conduct events in the VA, NC, MD, DC, and FL areas.

We've been doing benefit auctions since 1999 and know what it takes to raise funds for your organization. Many have entrusted us over the years with our knowledge and vast experience in benefit auctions. We hope you will do the same. Our services include Bid Calling, Consultation, The closing of the ...Read more

Dave Goldstein
Goldstein Auctions
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

Matt Newsom
Custom Benefit Auctions
NC Matt serves clients nationwide.

Matt Newsom has helped high-profile charities through the United States generate millions of dollars in fundraising. As a licensed benefit auctioneer, he brings over 30 years of event management and public speaking experience to every fundraising gala.

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, but ser ...Read more

Marco Marinucci
Marco Auction
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
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
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
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
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
NE David serves benefit events throughout Nebraska. Auction service company for benefit and fundraiser Auctions live and silent auctions.
Chad Coe
Chad Coe Auctioneer
IL Serving the greater Chicagoland area

As the Founder and President of Special Kids Network, a fundraising arm for several charitable organizations that assist children with
special needs, Chad has become a specialist in Fundraising Benefit Auctions, having raised millions for charitable organizations.

Chad enthusiastically engages t ...Read more

Frank Bizzarro
Bizzarros Gala Auctions
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
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
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
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
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

Bryce A Elemond
Affordable Auctioneering, LLC
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
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
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

Name Home State Service Area About
Linda Shaw
Bolder Events Inc.
CO Colorado for in person events, Entire United States for virtual events

No matter where you are in your event planning process, you can rest assured that Bolder Events has the experience and expertise to make your event day stress-free. Whether you are planning an in-person, virtual, or hybrid event, we provide a dedicated Event Manager and a team of friendly, knowledge ...Read more