Justin M Swisher

Swisher Auctions LLC
Richmond, VA 23221
Fundraising Auctions, Benefit Auctions, Residential Real Estate


Since 2005, Justin Swisher (Benefit Auctioneer) has had the opportunity to conduct hundreds of auctions all over the world. His competencies go far beyond just bid calling as he works with organizations not only as their Auctioneer but also as an Ambassador of each Nonprofit’s Mission. His success comes from knowing how to champion a nonprofit’s cause, being able to meaningfully engage audiences, and inspiring donor generosity.

Allow Justin Swisher along with his passion for helping non-profit schools, churches, civic organizations, national foundations, clubs and others, bring a special blend of entertainment, knowledge of the product and specific auctioning skills to your next event in order to maximize your returns and reach a potential you may not have realized possible.



Benefit Auction Services

Energetic & charismatic stage presence highlighted by strong audience engagement, keeping bidders and spectators entertained
Fund-A-Cause program conducted as a value-added service; organization retains 100% of these donations
Ambassador for your Organization on and off the stage
Professional Floor Auctioneer & Auction Assistant available
Personalized order line-up of your live auction items to maximize sales
Custom numbered bid cards provided to increase efficiency and reduce organization’s printing costs
Emcee duties and silent auction host to encourage repeat bidding
Professional Fundraising Auctioneer with appropriate licenses and bonding for conducting live auction
Early arrival (at least one hour prior to start of event) to assess room set up, sound, a/v, etc.

Consultation Services

Unlimited e-mail consultation with designated contacts leading up to event/auction date
Auction Planner to keep you on track all the way until event date
In-person consulting to include timeline and item review
Formulas for determining how many live auction and silent auction items you need, based on your guests and financial goals
Auction Acquisition strategies with Swisher
Direct Connect web linksTemplates and Supplies Provided
Live Auction guidelines for your catalog38+ Ways to Create Prepared Bidders
17 Audience Engagement StrategiesRecommendations on Mobile Bidding & Auction Software Packages

Strategic Planning Support

The Strategic & Psychology of the Fund-A-Cause” –during this targeted strategy session, Justin will work with organization to maximize the special appeal opportunity, which can contribute thousands of extra dollars. These sessions are scheduled by appointment.
98 Solutions to Every Charity Auction Challenge, 250-page step-by-step planning manual available at a discount

Staffing Solutions

Designated Auctioneer with signed agreement and deposit
Professional Floor Auctioneer & Auction Assistant available
Onsite training of volunteer bid assistants, merchandise models, live auction and Fund-A-Cause clerk, including clerking sheets and spotter lights all available

Post-Event Services

Post-event consulting with the event director or committee members to review the event, with recommendations for making next year’s event even more effective
First option to contract Justin for next year’s event on available dates
Discount when re-booked within 30 days of event for available date

Our Mission

Since its founding in 1958, the mission of the Virginia Auctioneers Association (VAA) has been to promote the professionalism of auctioneers and auctions through education and technology.

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