Marv & Ken Girard
PO Box 358
Wakonda, SD 57073
Marv Girard: Marvin has been in the auction business since 1970. A graduate of Reisch Auction School in Mason City, Iowa, Marv specializes in all types of real estate, antique and modern farm equipment, estates and antiques. Marv has conducted and been part of over 3,000 auctions during his thirty years in the business. He is a faithful member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Wakonda. His wife, Pat, and three children, Carmen,
Ken, and Mike, join him in the business. Marv is also a real estate salesman through Goeman Real Estate, Inc.
Ken Girard, CAI: Ken started in the auction business in 1997. He is a graduate of Continental Auction School in Mankato, Minnesota. He is a licensed real estate broker associate and auctioneer. He also has a degree in Business Management from Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota. Ken holds the Certified Auctioneer's Institute designation (CAI), the highest degree that can be awarded to an auctioneer in the United States.
Glen Peterson: Glen is from Springfield, South Dakota. Glen is owner and operator of Peterson Auctioneers and is a licensed real estate auctioneer and salesman. Glen conducts antique, estate, real estate and farm equipment auctions. He is also the head auctioneer at the Avon Livestock Market in Avon, South Dakota.
Brad Olson: Upon graduating high school from Irene, SD, Brad attended the Western College of Auctioneering in Billings Montana. He is a licensed Real Estate Auctioneer & currently manages the Goeman Auction Pavilion in Lennox, South Dakota. Brad has had the opportunity to sell over 500 auctions of all types throughout the Midwest; which has included some of the nations largest antique gas, oil, & soda advertising collections in the country! In the summer of 2001, Brad had the opportunity to meet and work with Warren Moon, John Havlechek, and Pete Rose to auction some of their personal sports items to raise money for a local charity.