Meet your Auctioneer School Instructors

Jason Hallberg-President-Continental Auctioneer SchoolJason Hallberg

President, Continental Auctioneers School

Jason is a 2001 graduate of Continental Auctioneers School and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University in Agricultural Business. Jason is a first generation auctioneer and is the owner of Hallberg Auction LLC. Jason has been selling auctions all over the state of Iowa and surrounding states for over 10 years and is a licensed auctioneer in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Illinois. Hallberg Auction is one of the leading auction companies in Central and North Central Iowa and specializes in Farm Equipment auctions, Antique and Estate auctions.

Jason is also a licensed Real Estate Broker and has extensive experience in Real Estate sales. Jason was one of the top selling agents in the Central Iowa area in his second full year as a real estate agent, receiving national recognition from Re/Max and the National Association of Realtors. Jason previously served as the President for the Boone County Board of Realtors and Director for Central Iowa Board of Realtors.

Jason shares his wealth of experience and knowledge throughout the curriculum at Continental Auctioneer School.



Steve Maynes-Instructor-Continental Auctioneers School

Steve Maynes

Auctioneer, Real Estate Broker, and a 1996 graduate of Continental Auctioneers School. Along with being a professional auctioneer and a strong real estate background, he sells farm machinery, livestock, real estate and general auctions of all types, both public open outcry and online auctions.

Steve provides Ringman Training and Contract Auctioneering Instruction during Auctioneer School as well as bid-calling training.






Rich Haas-Instructor-Continental Auctioneers SchoolRich Haas

Rich Haas, Real Estate Broker/Auctioneer is a Hall of Fame Auctioneer and president of Continental Auctioneers & Real Estate and former president of Continental Auctioneer Schools. He served in the United States Marine Corp and was national sales manager at Bellanca Aircraft Corp. In the past 31 years he has trained successful real estate brokers, agents and auctioneers from all over the United States including the countries of Africa, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, England, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Russia, Sweden and Vietnam. He will teach you how to get government real estate and other personal property auctions.

Haas is a member of the Auctioneers Hall of Fame



Beth Hallberg-Director-Continental Auctioneer SchoolBeth Hallberg, AMM

Director, Continental Auctioneers School

Beth has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Iowa in Business with a focus on Entrepreneurial Studies. She holds the Auction Marketing Management designation from the National Auctioneers Association and has been active in the auction industry for several years. Beth co-owns Hallberg Auction LLC and currently serves as the Business Administrator and Marketing Manager as well as directing the online auction program for the company. Beth brings her experience to Continental Auctioneer School and provides instruction in auction marketing and design, online auction platforms, clerking and cashiering and business planning and administration.




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