David J. Meares, CAI, CAS, GPPA
SCAL 620, NCAL 5629, GAL AUNR 002315
WVAL 2359, TNAL 7094, FLAL AU4989
Owner - David J Meares, LLC
Past CEO/President of Meares Auctions, Inc., a 45 year old Auction Company specializing in Real Estate, Personal Property, Business Liquidations, Bankruptcies, Firearms and Equipment & Vehicles. Over 100 auctions per year conducted using Live, Online and Live/Online Simulcast Auctions
INSTRUCTOR, SOUTHEASTERN SCHOOL OF AUCTIONEERING
Meares teaches Farm & Heavy Equipment, Shop & Industrial Machinery, Bid Assistant Training
CAI – Certified Auctioneers Institute
The highest designation achieved by an Auctioneer Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
CAS - Contract Auction Specialist
This designation was awarded to Meares by the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute.
GPPA – Graduate Personal Property Appraiser
Meares achieved the GPPA designation from the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute.
Anderson University & Greenville Technical College
Mendenhall School of Auctioneering – 1979
Wyatt Institute of Real Estate – 1992
NAA Education Institute, GPPA – 2002
Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) - 2010
Auctioneer - South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, West Virginia & Florida
Federal Firearms Licensed
SC Licensed Realtor
Member of the National and South Carolina Auctioneers Association,Past President of SC Auctioneers Association
Past Board of Directors for the SC Auctioneers Association,National Rifle Association, Palmetto Business Association
AOPA (Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association).
2004 & 2011 SC Bid Calling Champion
2015 "George W. Martin" Grand Champion Auctioneer
2017 South Carolina Auctioneers Association "Hall of Fame"