Timothy W. Mast, CAI, AARE, named 70th National Auctioneers Association President

 

“The NAA has the power to unify the industry. It is the only organization that can do so.  And its future is bright.” – NAA President Tim Mast

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (July 19, 2018) – After serving one year as NAA Vice President, Timothy W. Mast, CAI, AARE, of Selmer, Tennessee, officially took office as National Auctioneers Association President on Thursday, July 19, during the NAA International Auctioneers Conference and Show, held July 17-21 in Jacksonville, Florida.

Mast’s term is effective from now until the 2018 Conference and Show next July. He succeeds Scott H. Shuman, who becomes Chairman of the NAA Board of Directors for the same upcoming term.

“Our common denominator is NAA. We all love this organization and realize that the most important thing we can do for the auction industry is to continue to make it stronger,” Mast told a full house of attendees at the NAA Annual Business Meeting held Thursday morning at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hotel. “I think we’ve taken steps in the last couple of years to do exactly that. By introducing the industry to children and their parents we should benefit now and way into the future.

“By promoting National Auctioneers Week and getting behind the case in South Dakota vs. Wayfair, we are leading the auction industry in ways we never have before – not just for NAA members, but for the entire auction industry.
“The NAA has the power to unify the industry. It is the only organization that can do so.  And its future is bright.”

Mast, 40, is the executive vice president at Tranzon Asset Advisors and is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering. Previously, he has served as an NAA Ambassador for the state of Tennessee and joined the NAA Board as a Director in 2014. In 2013, he was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame – the youngest person in TAA history to receive that honor.

In addition to regular Board duties as NAA President, Mast’s schedule will be tightly packed for the next year as he attends NAA events and meetings, attends and speaks at various state auction association conferences, and helps lead directional thinking for both the NAA and the auction industry.