Rod Johnson

Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS)
Johnson Auctioneering

With Johnson Auctioneering, you receive more than an auctioneer for your event. We bring our team of professionals which include not only professional auctioneers, but professional bid assistants!

Rod Johnson created his benefit auction company, “Johnson Auctioneering,” in 2005. Since that time the company
has expanded and currently conducts benefit auctions throughout the Midwest and beyond. They have a team of award winning auctioneers available to serve organizations in their fund raising needs. Rod is a “Benefit Auction Specialist” (BAS), a designation given by the National Auctioneers Association to less than 1% of auctioneers throughout North
America. He is a past Wisconsin and Minnesota State Champion Auctioneer and was also a finalist in the International
Auctioneers Championship. Rod recently retired as the “Voice of the Minnesota Timberwolves” after serving as their announcer for 21 years, in order to devote more time to the benefit auction business.

Areas of Expertise

Benefit and Charity, Contract, Ringman

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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.

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.

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Online booking code is: WAA2024
Guests can book by going online to:
Or calling (608) 747-2200

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It is the duty of every member to protect the public against fraud, misrepresentation or unethical practices in connection with the sale, disposition or liquidation of any real or personal property the auctioneer is called upon to dispose of at public auction.


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2080 W 9th Avenue, #310
Oshkosh, WI 54904
(608) 228-4880