Roxane Casto – 2008 Maryland Bid Calling Champion

The competition was held on September 30th at the Chesapeake Auction House in St. Leonard, MD in conjunction with the annual AAM fundraising event. The competition included nine auctioneers throughout the state of Maryland.Congratulations to Roxane Casto of Glen Burnie who earned the 2008 Title. A love of antiques led Roxane to move into the field of dealing antiques. After spending much time at auctions, she felt inspired to become an Auctioneer and attended Mendenhall School of Auctioneering in October of 1997. She began her auctioneering career upon her return from auction school specializing in Estate Auctions. She was named 2005 Auctioneer of the Year for her service to the AAM and their newsletter.

Thanks to all of the talented contestants and to our judges:

Phil Grosh & B.J. Jennings of Jennings Auction Group in York Haven, PA
Amberleigh Scheungrab -Contract Auctioneer from Falmouth, VA
Mike Stermer of Stermers Auction Company in East Berlin, PA.