Mike Espe was recognized by his peers in the auction industry in July of 2000 by being named the International Auctioneer Champion (IAC). During his reign as the IAC, he served as a Goodwill Ambassador for the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). His duties included conducting educational seminars and workshops nationwide and working with the media promoting the auction industry. A highlight of his year was conducting a charity auction at St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital.
Espe has also achieved state auctioneering titles and recongnition from Illinois (1992) and Wisconsin (2000).
Through continuing education and workshops sponsored by the NAA and State Associations, Espe is able to network with other local and global auctioneers to gain successful strategies to provide the best services to those he works for.