John Nicholls, CAI, AARE, AMM
John is president of Nicholls Auction Marketing Group, Inc., and oversees all day-to-day operations of the company. As a second-generation auctioneer, John is licensed in 11 states and the District of Columbia, and holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees. In 1990, John graduated from the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, IA, and is currently one of their featured instructors. John conducts over 350 auctions per year for Fortune 500 companies and is a licensed Realtor. Under John's leadership, Nicholls Auction was named Business of the Year by the Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce.
John has been a featured speaker at many state auctioneer associations throughout the country. He has had the honor to represent the auction profession on the TODAY Show, the National Association of Realtors Convention, St. Jude’s Children's Research Hospital, multiple news publications, and on a real estate auction consulting trip to South Africa.
John is active at Spotswood Baptist Church in Fredericksburg, VA, where he resides with his wife, Lisa, and daughter, Sophie. Some of John's accomplishments include: Virginia State Champion Auctioneer, Virginia Auctioneer of the Year, World Automobile Auctioneer Champion and International Auctioneer Champion.