Education and Training: Graduate of Certified Auctioneers Institute- 3 year study, Indiana Auctioneer since 1975, Associate Degree in Business Administration from Ball State University, Ongoing continued education through Indiana Auctioneers Association and National Auctioneers Association, USPAP Certified, Graduate of Dale Carnegie Training. Graduate of Benefit Auction Specialist, Master designation in personal property appraisals. Current Speaker for Toastmasters International. Professional Membership: Indiana Auctioneers Association, National Auctioneers Association, Graduate Assistance from Dale Carnegie. Professional Designation: CAI – Certified Auctioneers Institute, GPPA – Graduate Personal Property Appraiser from the National Auctioneers Association, CES – Certified Estate Specialist, USPAP – Master Certified Personal Property Appraiser, GA – Graduate Assistant from Dale Carnegie, CAGA certified appraiser. Experience: Jack recieved his auctioneering license in1975. Exposure to auction business as a youth working in the livestock auctions where he gained practical experience. Retail store owner for over 18 years. Serves as an expert witness in State and Federal Court, owner and President of Christy’s of Indiana, Inc. Auction and Realty, Judge for the Indiana State Fair for Antiques and Collectibles, Instructor for Indiana and National Auctioneers Association, Reppert School of Auctioneering Instructor of the Certified Auctioneers Institute. Co-author of Benefit Auction Specialist, Serving on 8 foundation and charity boards, Rupert’s Kids, Caring Place, Frankfort Camp, Innnerlight Ministry, Southport Presbyterian Foundation, Serve on several boards as advisor, Speaker in many church’s for the Gideon’s International. Awards: Jack served as president of the Indiana Auctioneers Association in 1996, Winner of the 1990 Hoosier Bid Calling State Championship awarded from IAA, Outstanding Service Award with Optimist International in 2000, Inducted into the Indiana Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame in November 2000, Jack and his wife Teresa have been married for 46 years and have 2 children Melissa Davis and Jack Christy Jr. They have 9 grandchildren.
Jack Christy, Jr. is a 3rd Generation Auctioneer. He served as the Indiana Auctioneers Association President in 2020. Jack also serves as a Certified Auctioneers Institute class advisor from 2020 to 2023. He is proudly continuing his family legacy in the auction business with his family’s company Christy’s of Indiana, transforming their business into an online only auction house. Jack is a graduate of Repperts Auction School in 2005, and holds CAI (Certified Auctioneers Institute), ATS (Auction Technology Specialist), BAS (Benefit Auction Specialist), and GPPA (Graduate of Personal Property Appraisals). Jack specializes in general estates, bankruptcy, and commercial surplus. Jack is a current instructor at Repperts Auction School, and Texas TCAP courses (Texas Certified Auction Professional). Jack is a speaker for many associations across the US teaching Logistics, Online Auctions, Cataloging, and The Next Generation of Buyers and Sellers.