• Home
  • |
  • Blog
  • |
  • 455: Twelve Minute Convos w/ Erin Ward

Erin Ward-

Certified Benefit Auction Specialist

Professional Fundraising Auctioneer

Erin Ward, CAI, BAS, is a third generation auctioneer from New York. She has been in the auction business her entire life with both her mother, Jill Doherty, 2002 International Auctioneer Champion, and grandfather, Col. Jack Doherty.

 

Erin was one of the first in the receive the Benefit Auction Specialist designation by the National Auctioneers Association. 40 hours of expert education in fundraising auctions and countless dollars and hundreds of auction sets Erin apart from the ordinary auctioneer. In 2010, Erin competed for the first time in the International Auctioneers Competition. Standing amongst the best in the world, she placed 7th, and she looks forward to next year’s competition. Erin is a recent graduate of CAI, (Certified Auctioneers Institute), the most highly respected education designation in the auction industry, and less than 5% of auctioneers nationwide have achieved CAI status.

 

Erin received her Bachelor of Arts in Women’s Studies with a focus in Art History from SUNY Purchase, New York. She took advantage of her time in college to study abroad in Spain, Italy, and China.

 

Erin is a diversely trained auctioneer, but specializes solely on fundraising. She is considered one of the top fundraising auctioneers in the world working with movie stars, politicians and A-list celebrities to maximize FUN and FUNraising. She excels at communicating with people of all cultures and has taken the time to study the most effective ways to help organizations raise money. This includes helping event guests feel confident and excited about donating. “My goal is to make everyone leaving the fundraiser feel like a STAR!” shares Erin “It’s all about the organization and the guests giving experience.”

Erin

Listen another #12minconvo

Credits:
Musical Background: ‘TAKE THE CHANCE’ by Nicolai Heidlas

Related Posts

262: Twelve Minute Convos w/ Rachel McGehee

262: Twelve Minute Convos w/ Rachel McGehee

12minrvconvos podcast journey, Day 10 of 84,

12minrvconvos podcast journey, Day 10 of 84,

Kathy Gruver helps improve communication, decrease stress and encourage different choices when it comes to life and work /Ep2549

Kathy Gruver helps improve communication, decrease stress and encourage different choices when it comes to life and work /Ep2549

Stefanie LaHart empowers business owners to build the empire of their…

Stefanie LaHart empowers business owners to build the empire of their…

Osaro Harriott was born in Trinidad and studied Physics and Mathematics in the US /Ep 20

Osaro Harriott was born in Trinidad and studied Physics and Mathematics in the US /Ep 20

859:Philip Mathew is a video editor by day and a media consultant at night

859:Philip Mathew is a video editor by day and a media consultant at night

1188:Michael Woodward is the founder and CEO of jumbleThink and the CEO of Woodward Design Group

1188:Michael Woodward is the founder and CEO of jumbleThink and the CEO of Woodward Design Group

849:Christian Ali has worked in the Insurance Industry for the past 13 years

849:Christian Ali has worked in the Insurance Industry for the past 13 years

994:Jo Lawrence owns a business with a cryptocurrency organisation called OneLife/OneCoin

994:Jo Lawrence owns a business with a cryptocurrency organisation called OneLife/OneCoin

1261:Ingrid Thompson is Founder of Healthy Numbers, where she is a Business Mentor, Coach and Trainer.

1261:Ingrid Thompson is Founder of Healthy Numbers, where she is a Business Mentor, Coach and Trainer.

1396:Taj AlexandHer is on a mission to empower 300 men and women with a true understanding of self-worth

1396:Taj AlexandHer is on a mission to empower 300 men and women with a true understanding of self-worth

Brenda Walton, Women’s Empowerment Coach, international best-selling author and creator of the W.O.R.T.H.Y. program /Ep2167

Brenda Walton, Women’s Empowerment Coach, international best-selling author and creator of the W.O.R.T.H.Y. program /Ep2167

Engel Jones

I am a podcaster who has now had over 2900 recorded podcast conversations, plus 349 live interviews in 12 weeks, while driving through the 48 states of the US plus the eastern and western side of Canada.

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}
>