The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK


April 13, 2013

FYI for 4/14/13

Enid auctioneer completes training

Enid auctioneer Jeff Crissup, of Wiggins Auctioneers LLC, recently completed his training at the Certified Auctioneers Institute. The CAI program is the industry’s premier training program developed by the National Auctioneers Association for auction professionals.

The three-year CAI designation program gives auction professionals the opportunity to earn the industry’s most respected professional designation. CAI is an intensive, executive development program offering professional auctioneers instruction and coursework in business management, ethics, finance, communication, strategic planning and marketing.

The NAA conducts CAI every year in March at the University of Indiana. CAI candidates join auctioneers from across the world to learn from some of the nation’s most distinguished and respected leaders in the auction industry.

Crissup has worked as a listing agent/auctioneer for Wiggins Auctioneers LLC of Enid since February 2000, as a listing agent/auctioneer. He also has served as a two-term president of the Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association and is the reigning Champion Auctioneer in the Kansas Auctioneers Association. Contact Jeff at

Lippard named top auction office

United Country — Lippard Auctioneers Inc. in Enid, owned by Troy Lippard, recently was ranked the No. 1 real estate/auction office in United Country Real Estate’s Oklahoma network for 2013.

Additionally, the office ranked as the No. 4 franchise in the company’s network of about 550 offices for the same time period.

“It’s great to see an office that serves a community of just over 49,379 people achieve such a high ranking while competing with offices from much larger towns with larger staffs of sales agents,” said Dan Duffy, chief executive officer of United Country Real Estate. “Troy’s team has combined their expertise and experience with our marketing program, putting top-notch customer service, national advertising and advanced technology to work for them.”

Contact United Country — Lippard Auctioneers at (580) 237-7174, or go to uclip

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