Certified Auctioneers Institute National Auctioneers Association


For Immediate Release

Josh Abner M.Ed.
Compass Auctions & Real Estate

Josh Abner is a short step away from earning the Certified Auctioneers Institute designation –
the auction profession’s premiere education program.

Cadiz, Kentucky 4/25/2017 – Cadiz auctioneer Josh Abner, of Compass Auctions & Real Estate, recently completed his second year of courses at the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI). The CAI program is the industry’s premier training program developed by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) for auction professionals.

The three-year CAI designation program provides auction professionals the opportunity to earn the auction industry’s most respected professional designation. CAI is an intensive, executive development program offering professional auctioneers instruction and coursework in business management, ethics, communication, finance, strategic planning and marketing.

The NAA conducts CAI every year in March at Indiana University in Bloomington. CAI candidates join auction professionals from across the world to learn from some of the nation’s most distinguished and respected leaders in the auction industry.

As of February 2017, there were approximately 860 current CAI designation holders in the world.

Abner holds license in both Kentucky and Tennessee and has experience in real estate, land, personal property, automobile, power sports, industrial and agricultural equipment, government asset liquidation, and benefit auctions.

Abner resides in Cadiz with his wife, Brooke. To learn more about Abner, please call 270-839-3136, email jabnerauctioneer@gmail.com or visit SoldOnCompass.com and Tennesseeauctioneer.com.

For more information on CAI, its history and its standing as the premiere training program for auction professionals, contact the NAA at (913) 541-8084 or visit www.auctioneers.org.

About Compass Auctions & Real Estate

Compass Auctions & Real Estate is a full Auction Services and Real Estate firm. Specializing in Live, Online Only, and Online with Webcast Auction Events featuring:

  • Traditional Listings & Real Estate at Auction
  • Investment Recovery Auctions & Management
  • Industrial Equipment Auction Specialists
  • Government Surplus Auctions
  • Vehicle Fleet Auctions
  • Bankruptcy Asset Recovery
  • Industrial Asset Management & Surplus Auctions
  • Power Plant Decommission, Outages & Asset Management
  • Homes & Estates of Distinction Estate Auctions
  • Farm & Ranch Auctions
  • Heavy Equipment Auctions
  • High End “Specialty Asset” & Luxury Auctions
  • Benefit & Charitable Event Specialist

About the National Auctioneers Association
The National Auctioneers Association represents thousands of Auctioneers from the U.S. and across the world. The mission of the NAA is to provide critical resources to auction professionals that will enhance their skills and successes. The NAA’s headquarters are in Overland Park, Kan., and it was founded in 1949. To learn more about the auction method of marketing or to access the Auctioneers database to find an NAA auction professional in your area, please visit www.auctioneers.org.