Jake is a third-generation professional auctioneer who has spent his entire life in the auction industry. He has managed projects (from creation and negotiation to execution) ranging from single consignments of one-off machines through complete liquidations for Fortune 500 clients throughout North America and Mexico. In his role at HYPERAMS, Jake focuses on supporting the growth of the Company’s Auction Division and managing the division’s auction operations.
Jake has been invited to participate as a speaker at numerous conferences and routinely conducts seminars with financial institutions about asset valuation and loan origination documentation. Jake continues to author numerous articles for industrial trade journals, participate in association panel discussions as well as conduct educational equipment workshops for the major lending institutions throughout North America.
In addition to his business roles, Jake is invested in professional development and is a member of several industry organizations. He holds auction licenses in over 10 states, as well as designations from the National Auctioneers Association and Association of Machinery Equipment Appraisers. Jake is also a member of the Machinery Dealers National Association and was recently elected to the board of its Chicago chapter as secretary. In 2018, Jake was a finalist in the Illinois State Auctioneers Association bid calling championship. Jake spends his free time coaching youth football as well as conducting charity and benefit auctions.