David Bell

Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE), Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS), Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), Certified Estate Specialist (CES), Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA)
Dave Bell Auctions

Based in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, Dave Bell Auctions specializes in selling heavy construction equipment, farm equipment, trucks and trailers. Having grown up on a farm in Western New York, owned and operated trucks, and been a Caterpillar equipment sales representative, Dave Bell has knowledge and experience in all of the industries he serves. Dave Bell holds licenses in multiple states, and is ready to partner with you to manage your fleet by discussing your unique needs and challenges. Together, you will be able to get top dollar for your assets in today’s changing market.

Dave Bell Qualifications:

Wisconsin Auctioneers License 2679
Wisconsin Real Estate Brokers License 57449-90
FL Auctioneers License AU4839
Florida Auction Business License AB3624

Auctioneer Experience:
Owner/Member/Auctioneer/Appraiser of Dave Bell Auctions LLC, Beaver Dam, WI
Responsibilities include: Conducting Live and On-line Auctions of Heavy Construction Equipment, Farm Equipment, Transportation and Trucking Equipment.
Freelance auctioneer for equipment auctions.
Charity and Benefit Auctioneer
2015- Provide USPAP compliant Estate Appraisals

2000-2013Territory Manager, South Central Wisconsin, FABCO Caterpillar

Responsibilities:Manage Sales of all new and used Caterpillar Equipment in six counties in South Central Wisconsin

1994-2000Sales Manager for Byron Equipment Company Watertown Wisconsin location

Responsibilities: Manage Sales Department (4 Sales People) covering Wisconsin and Minnesota.

1990-1994General Manager for Byron Equipment Goshen Indiana location

Responsibilities:Manage Sales, Service, and Parts Departments for Indiana and Michigan

1990-2000Manage Sales for Byron Equipment in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico.

Responsibilities:Travel to the above locations to sell the Byron Harvesting equipment and promote the Byron brand in those countries.

1979-1990Own and Operate David R. Bell Trucking, Pavilion, NY

Responsibilities:Own and manage 12 trucks hauling agricultural commodities in North East United States.

1973 Graduate Perry Central High School, Perry New York
1975 Graduate State University of New York Agricultural Engineering Associates Degree
1990 Graduate Dale Carnegie
2005 Graduate Caterpillar Equipment Sales Specialist 80 hour course.
2010 Graduate Continental School of Auctioneering, Mankato Minnesota
2013 Graduate Wisconsin Real Estate School
2014 Graduate Wisconsin Brokers School
2010-Present Wisconsin Auctioneers Continuing Education
12/14 Graduate Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) (NAA Designation Academy)
12/14 Graduate Auctioneer Technology Specialist (ATS) (NAA Designation Academy)
12/15 Graduate USPAP 16 hour course (NAA Designation Academy)
12/15 Graduate Personal Property Appraisal (GPPA) (NAA Designation Academy)
12/15 Graduate USPAP (Unified Standards for Professional Appraisal Practice) Testing
3/17 Graduate Certified Auction Institute (CAI) Three Year Course
12/17 Graduate Benefit Auction Specialist
12/17 Graduate USPAP 7 Hour Refresher.
12/18 Graduate Certified Estate specialist (CES)
9/19 Graduate Professional Ringman Institute (PRI)

Professional Memberships and Designations
2000-Present Classic Tractor Restorer Collector
2005-Present Skier Instructor, Beaverland Mustskis Waterski Show Team
2005-2012 Board of Director, Beaverland Mustskis Waterski Show Team
2014-Present Member Beaver Dam Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce
1996-2000 Board of Director, Beaver Dam Lake Improvement Association
2010-Present Wisconsin Auctioneer License # 2679
2014-Present Wisconsin Real Estate Broker License # 57449
2013-Present Member Wisconsin Auctioneers Association (WAA)
2014- Present Member National Auctioneers Association (NAA)
2015-Present Board of Directors, Wisconsin Land Improvement Contractors Association (LICA)
2017-Present Florida Auctioneer License AU4839
2017- Present Florida Auction Business License AB3624
2018-Present Florida Auctioneers Association (FAA)

Sandhills Magazine featured article July 2015.
Sandhills Magazine featured article May 2018

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WAA President

Riley Kahl

Our Mission is to educate, promote and protect the auction industry of Wisconsin:

to encourage Auctioneers; to enhance skills, knowledge and professionalism;

to promote the auction method of marketing for sale of real and personal properties.

Learning the Art of Auctioneering

Auctioneer Schools
State Exam

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Hotel Marshfield

Room Reservations:
Guests may call the reservationist at 715.387.2700 and ask for Block Name: WI Auctioneers Association Or Account Block 4149 to receive the discounted hotel rate.

The Wisconsin Auctioneers Association actively advocates for the auction industry through grassroots lobbying and a WAA legislative fund. Member engagement and donations are key to the success of WAA advocacy efforts.