Owner: David J. Meares LLC
Licensed Auctioneer for 39 years and Licensed Realtor for over 20 years.
Instructor, Southeastern School of Auctioneering
Meares teaches Farm & Heavy Equipment, Shop & Industrial Machinery, Bid Assistant Training and Bid Calling.
CAI – Certified Auctioneers Institute
The highest designation achieved by an Auctioneer at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
CAS - Contract Auction Specialist
GPPA – Graduate Personal Property Appraiser
Meares achieved the GPPA designation from the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute.
Anderson University & Greenville Technical College - 1978
Mendenhall School of Auctioneering – 1979
Wyatt Institute of Real Estate – 1992
NAA Education Institute, GPPA – 2002
Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) - 2010
Auctioneer - South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia
Federal Firearms Licensed
Licensed in Real Estate Sales
Member of the National, South Carolina & North Carolina Auctioneers Associations, 2015-2016 President of SC Auctioneers Association, Past Board of Directors for the SC Auctioneers Association, National Rifle Association & National Wild Turkey Federation, Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce and Greater Williamston Business Association, AOPA (Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association).
AUCTIONEER BID CALLING COMPETITIONS
2004 & 2011 South Carolina Bid Calling Champion
2016 George W. Martin Veteran Auctioneer Divison Champion
Competed in many International Bid Calling Competitions
Inducted into the South Carolina Auctioneers Association “Hall of Fame” in 2017