George L. Vaught

Professional Auctioneer | Texas License #12756

 

BACKGROUND HIGHLIGHTS

George is the owner of Vaught Auctions, which headquartered in Austin with an office in Houston, Texas.  He is a Texas licensed Professional Auctioneer, having years of applied experience with a variety of Online and Live Auctions for business liquidations, real estate, estates/antiques, and fundraisers for charity/benefits/nonprofits. When required, George also networks with other auction firms to provide the best combination of industry talent to serve our client’s needs.

  • Graduate of the Texas Auction Academy 1998

  • State Champion Rookie Bid Caller

  • State Champion Senior Bid Caller

  • State Champion Ringman Second Runner-Up

  • Texas Auctioneers Association (TAA) Leadership Award

  • TAA Board of Directors 5 years

  • TAA Executive Committee 3 years

  • TAA President 2008-2009

  • Served on TAA committees pertaining to Professional Auctioneer Education, Public Education, and Regulation

  • Past member of the Texas Auctioneer Education Advisory Board, appointed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation Commission

  • First Texas representative for the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) Auction Action Network

  • Organized and led the Texas Auctioneers Association to having the Texas Legislature designate 16 April as "Texas Auctioneers Day"

  • Organized and led the Texas Auctioneers Association in achieving entry into the Guinness World Records for the "Greatest Number of Auctioneers calling Bids Simultaneously"

  • Prepared articles for both TAA and NAA publications

  • Authored proposed draft State legislation governing Online Auctions in Texas

  • Presented Texas State Auctioneer License Continuing Education (CE) Seminar for Benefit Auctions

  • 40+ Year Master Mason

EDUCATION

  • Professional Auctioneer School, Texas Auction Academy

  • Texas Auctioneer License Continuing Education

  • Real Estate Agent, Kaplan Professional Schools

  • Texas Real Estate License Continuing Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of North Texas

  • Master of Science, Aquatic Ecology, University of North Texas

 PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Texas Auctioneers Association

LICENSES

  • Texas Auctioneer License No. 12756

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