Born and raised in Ashland, Ohio, Andy graduated from Ashland High School and went on to the Ohio State University where he studied Agriculture Education. In 2002, he graduated from the Missouri Auction School and completed his real estate courses from Hondros University in 2003. Since then, Andy has been a full time auctioneer specializing in Agriculture Real Estate and Equipment auctions. He also serves as a contract auctioneer for the Akron Auto Auction, Williams and Williams Auction Company, based in Tulsa Oklahoma, and several other organizations. In 2007, Andy was the Ohio Auctioneers Champion and went on to be runner up twice on the international stage before being named the 2013 International Auctioneer’s Champion. In 2013, he became the co-owner of Real Estate Showcase Auction Company. Andy is a past president of the Ohio Auctioneers Association and received the highest designation an auctioneer can receive at the Certified Auctioneers Institute. Andy and his wife Megan are active on his family farm where he hopes to instill his passion for agriculture in their three sons.