It’s Official

I was on a trip recently and got a text from my wife letting me know my ring had arrived!  The next day Sara text me with her ring also and said, “It’s Official.”  I agree with her.  The entire journey so far has seemed somewhat surreal, nothing drastically different leading up to this point….

Thoughts from the first week

The first few days returning home went by pretty fast.  To everyone who called, texted, sent Facebook messages or emailed me, thank you for your kind words!  The best part of being IAC champion in Week 1 was having so many past champions, who I have looked up to for so long, reach out to…

First Reflections

An IAC Champion. It’s hard to put into words, let alone explain the feelings behind those three letters. Dreaming about this accomplishment for so many years makes it that much more difficult to process the reality. Usually, on competition day I would have my mom by my side to keep me calm and grounded. This…

IAC Champion – Day 1 – July 15, 2017

Saturday morning was nothing short of amazing.  The IAC breakfast with the Champions should be announced along with the other prizes you get when you win the IAC.  It was a very special event that I will never forget, and can’t wait to share the experience with future champions.   Following breakfast Sara and I…

2017 IAC – July 14, 2017

Wow!  What a week.  My family arrived in Columbus, OH on Saturday excited for a great week of auction education and networking…but I had no idea how great the week really would be!  We started the week in designation classes.  I sat through the Contract Auction Specialist (CAS) designation and can say without question this is the…