Ahwatukee Man Among Top 15 Auctioneers in World
An Ahwatukee man nearly won his bid to be crowned the best auctioneer in the world.
According to the Ahwatukee Foothills News, Bobby D. Ehlert, of Ahwatukee, was one of 15 finalist for Best Auctioneer in the World at a conference last week.
Ehlert, who has been an auctioneer for 15 years isn’t new to recognition, according to the report. Last year he won the World Automobile Auctioneers Championship, sponsored by the National Auctioneers Association, and in 2014 was named the U.S. Bid Calling Champion.
This year’s competition was held at 67th International Auctioneers Conference in Grand Rapids, MI, according to the story. According to the report, Ehlert and other competitors performed before more than 1,000 auctioneers and were judged on their presentation, chant, voice timbre, and body language.
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