Hinson inducted into Hall of Fame

Friday, February 5, 2010

Rick Hinson, president and owner of Hinson Auction & Real Estate Inc., was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneer Association Hall of Fame at the annual convention in Nashville. This honor is bestowed upon a member of the Tennessee Auctioneer Association that has served the auction profession for many years and is an example to others.

Rick Hinson was recently inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneer Association Hall of Fame. (photo provided)

Hinson, formerly of Monette, has been in the auction profession since 1983, he attended Missouri Auction School. He has worked for numerous auction companies before opening his own company in 1986. He has the designation of CAI Certified Auctioneer Institute the highest designation an auctioneer can achieve. He is also a graduate of Auctioneer Personal Property Appraisal.

Hinson is active in the Tennessee Auction Association as well as the National Auctioneer Association. He holds auctioneer licenses in the states of Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Virginia, Mississippi and Georgia.

He is the first auctioneer to operate a public automobile auction in west Tennessee. Hinson Auction holds a monthly auto auction and bi-monthly construction and farm equipment auction on the second Saturday of the month.

Hinson and wife Susan have three girls who have all worked in the business. Visit www.hinsonauctions.com to learn more about Hinson Auction & Real Estate, Inc.

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