Kelly Strauss is the Northern Neck representative for Nicholls Auction Marketing Group. He joined the company in 1998, after graduating from the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, IA. He is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association and the Virginia Auctioneers Association where he has served on numerous committees. In 2000, Kelly was awarded with the title Virginia Rookie Auctioneer of the Year. In his 25 year sales career, Kelly has attended various sales schools from Birmingham, AL to Dublin, OH. He is active in his church and community serving as a member of the King George Planning Commission, the King George Chamber of Commerce and is Den Leader for the Cub Scouts. Kelly also holds certification in bi-lingual auctioneering (Spanish) from the World Wide College of Auctioneering. In addition to his love for real estate auctions, Kelly also conducts many automobile auctions for Fortune 500 Companies. He also currently serves as a bid assistant for the prestigious Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, AZ.In 2008 Kelly was crowned Virginia State Champion Auctioneer. 2009 elected to the Virginia Auctioneers Board of Directors.