Gravitt Chosen As President Elect Of Tennessee Auctioneers Association

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Marc Gravitt from East Ridge was elected president elect of the Tennessee Auctioneers Association at its recent Winter Convention in Nashville.  

TAA President Rick Hinson from Jackson, Tn. said, "I'm very happy that our membership has elected Mr. Gravitt as president elect.  Mr. Gravitt has been a member since 1990 and has previously served as vice president and many years as a member of our Board of Directors.  I am confident that he will represent our organization extremely well."

“I am humbled that I was first asked to serve, then, that the membership has placed its trust in me to help continue to promote the auction method of marketing using ethics and integrity,”  Mr. Gravitt said. 

Mr. Gravitt is the managing member of Gravitt Auctions & Appraisals LLC, which has conducted real estate and business liquidation auctions throughout the southeast.  

According to the Tennessee Auctioneers Commission, there are currently 1,744 licensed auctioneers in the state.     

Founded in 1958, the TAA was organized to protect, promote and represent the interest of the auctioneering profession in Tennessee. The concept of team work and group unity are the essential tools used to build a productive and influential association. To that end, TAA is working to build a stronger more unified association in promoting the auction method.   

The TAA promotes high professional standards and encourages members to practice the highest principles of integrity in their auctioneering profession. 


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