W. Scott Swenson, CAI, GPPA

William Scott Swenson Jones Swenson Auctions Texas

Scott Swenson serves as President and Chief Auctioneer of Jones Swenson Auctions and has been a professional auctioneer since 1983. Scott is active in the auctioneering industry at both a state and national level. A nationally acclaimed auctioneer, Mr. Swenson has served on the Board of Directors of the National Auctioneers Association and has served as President of the Texas Auctioneers Association. In 2014 he was inducted into the Texas Auctioneers Hall of Fame. In addition, Mr. Swenson is a four time top finalist in the International Auctioneer Championship and is a Texas State Champion Auctioneer. Since 1992 he has also served as an instructor at America’s Auction Academy (formerly the Texas Auction Academy) in Dallas and has served as a Continuing Education instructor for the Texas Auctioneers Association.

Mr. Swenson holds Auctioneer Licenses in Texas as well as several other states, a real estate broker license in Texas and is an approved auctioneer for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Swenson is a graduate of Texas A&M University, Britten Auction Academy, and the Certified Auctioneers Institute. Since 1983, Mr. Swenson has personally conducted over 2,000 auctions across the U.S. and Mexico. Under Scott’s leadership, his company has won over 24 auction marketing awards from the Texas Auctioneers Association.

Scott holds the acclaimed Certified Auctioneers Institute designation (CAI) as well as Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA) certification.

CAI Designation – The Certified Auctioneers Institute is the most prestigious designation awarded in the auction industry.  Less than 5% of auctioneers in the US hold this certification. Designed for leaders in the industry and auction firm decision-makers, the CAI is an executive development program focused on enhancing skills and providing the tools to be a leader in the auction industry.

GPPA Designation – The professional designation awarded by the NAA Educational Institute to qualified property appraisers who meet the educational and experiential requirements. A member holding a GPPA designation must comply with standards and requirements of the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

If you would like Scott Swenson to review your potential auction (under no obligation) please call (512) 261-3838.