Many International, National and State Champion Auctioneers as well as industry leaders proudly started their careers here at Western College of Auctioneering.  Below are just a few…

Jeff Stokes

2003 Men’s International Champion Auctioneer

1993 World Champion Automobile Auctioneer

1987 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Blaine Lotz

2014 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Scott Musser, CAI

2001 International Champion Auctioneer

2011 Washington Bid Calling Champion

Ty Thompson

2009 World Auctioneer Livestock Champion

Dan Schorno

2008 World Champion Automobile Auctioneer

Blake McDaniel

2016 World Automobile Auctioneer Team

2015 Alabama State Champion Auctioneer

Kyle Shobe

2010 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

2006 Wyoming State Champion Auctioneer

2005 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Shannon Schur

2012 Colorado Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame Inductee

Paul Lund

1997 World Champion Automobile Auctioneer

1993 World Champion Automobile Ringman

1991 World Champion Automobile Ringman

Dan Skeels

2004 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1999 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Joe Frazier

1997 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1996 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1993 Nebraska Bid Calling Champion

Charles Cumberlin

1978 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1989 Colorado Auctioneer Hall of Fame

Brant Hurlburt

1991, 1987, 1984 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Doug Jaggers

1981 Word Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Bud Knight

1983 World Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Randy Searer

2001 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

2011 Greater Midwest Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1993 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Ron Sim

1983 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

David Whitley

2003 Colorado Bid Calling Champion

Keith Dinwoodie

1990 and 1985 International Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Mike Nuss

2008 Nebraska Big Calling Champion

JK Kinsey, CAI

1997 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Robert Musser

1999 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Merton Musser, CAI, AARE, GPPA, BAS, ATS

1999, 2009 and 2015 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Rich Pickett

1994 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

JR Baker

2017 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Marilyn Burns, CAI

2004 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

2017 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Lance Cochran

1997 Kansas Bid Calling Champion

John Dixon

2006 Georgia Hall of Fame

Jake Cheechov

2003 and 2005 Oregon State Champion Auctioneer

Nick Bennett, CAI, BAS

2014 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Gordon Taylor

1989 Iowa Hall of Fame

Adam Kevil

2011 Colorado Bid Calling Champion

R.L. Blackford

1983 Illinois Bid Calling Champion

Don Manning

1993 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2003 Idaho Hall of Fame

Josh Larson

2016 Colorado Bid Calling Champion

Booth Brown

1980 Colorado Bid Calling Champion

James Messersmith

2002 Idaho Hall of Fame

Mel Sines

2003 Idaho Hall of Fame

Darrel Jensen

2000 Idaho Hall of Fame

Dean Folkvord

1985 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Jim Cooper

2010 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Bill Downs

1986 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2004 Idaho Hall of Fame

Jim Clater

2008 Texas State Champion Auctioneer

Tate Heinzerling

2013 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2015 Washington Bid Calling Champion

Kent Corbett

2008 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2014 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Zack Zumstein

2016 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Glen Black

1990 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Rodney Fivecoat

1991 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Lonnie Rudd

1988 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

John Spaulding

2013 Idaho Hall of Fame

Randy Stockwell

2013 Wisconsin Hall of Fame

Michael Coolidge

1971, 1973 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Larry Downs

1999 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

Rod Tande

2017 Montana Hall of Fame

Bob Hopkins

1987 Idaho Bid Calling Champion

2007 Idaho Hall of Fame

Tex Pate

2014 Montana Hall of Fame

John Mandeville

2003 Montana Hall of Fame

Ron Granmoe

2001 Montana Hall of Fame

Lynn Hossner

2005 Idaho Hall of Fame

Brad Wooley

1986 Arizona Hall of Fame

2012 Arizona Bid Calling Champion

 

Lloyd Franks

2007 Wyoming Bid Calling Champion

Jamie Stanek

2017 Montana Bid Calling Champion

Jerry Ellis

2014 Montana Hall Of Fame

Richard Houghton

2001 Minnesota Hall of Fame

Greg Clement

1992 Missouri Bid Calling Champion

Kurt Campbell

2008 Wyoming Bid Calling Champion

Lee Hughs

2006 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Todd Houghton

2016 Minnesota Hall of Fame

Matthew Maring

2000 Minnesota Bid Calling Champion

2017 Minnesota Hall of Fame

Russell Morevec

1986 Nebraska Bid Calling Champion

Bill Dolan

1994 Nebraska Bid Calling Champion

Fred Mullis

2006 North Carolina Hall of Fame

1983 South Carolina Hall of Fame

Patrick Ediger

2001 Minnesota Hall of Fame

Edward Vierheller

1992 Oklahoma Bid Calling Champion

1990 National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame

Gilbert Wagner

2008 South Dakota Hall of Fame

Norman Wilmeth

2000 Oklahoma Hall of Fame

Gregory Marble

2002 Utah Bid Calling Champion

Mel Larson

2010 South Dakota Hall of Fame

Richard Venzor II

2003 Wyoming Bid Calling Champion

John Donaldson

2005 Wyoming Hall of Fame

Bill Estes

1998 Idaho Hall of Fame

Jerry James

1997 Idaho Hall of Fame

Justin Biesheuvel

2015 Wyoming Bid Calling Champion

Ed Hinton

2011, 2006, 2002 and 1998 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

Mark Lacher

2003 Wyoming/Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1991 and 1989 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1984 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Rick Stahl

2001 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1987 and 1978 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

2011 Montana Hall of Fame

Jack Ellis

1982 and 1976 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Jack McGuinness

1987,1983 and 1981 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Del Strommen

1992 and 1975 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1986 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1996 Montana Hall of Fame

Frank Bass

1980 and 1972 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

2001 Montana Hall of Fame

Randy Kearns

1996 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1988 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

1985 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Kevin Gardner

1995 and 1990 Montana State Champion Auctioneer

1983 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Mike Ellerd

1979 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Pat Howey

1984 Montana State Champion Livestock Auctioneer

Walt Haynes

1968 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Bill Taylor

1981 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Jack Raty

1970 Montana State Champion Merchandise Auctioneer

Jack Bowser

2000 Montana State Champion Auctioneer