Timothy J. Kruse serves as the executive director of Reppert School of Auctioneering, and oversees the day to day operations of the school. He previously served as Vice President and Administrator at Repperts from 2002 to 2011, and instructed there during that time as well. Tim has earned his CAI and BAS (Benefit Auctioneer Specialist) designations, and won the coveted Rose Award for best auction proposal in his third year at CAI. He is known for his performance abilities, not just as an auctioneer and ring man, but also as a musician and actor. Tim is a student of the auction chant, and provides personalized one-on-one instruction on improving an auctioneer’s bid calling. Tim has served on the board of directors for both the Indiana Auctioneers Association and District Two of the IAA. He works as an independent contract auctioneer and ringman for several auction companies and conducts benefit auctions for several charities in northeast Indiana. Tim is involved with several different northeast Indiana ministries.