Asset Marketing Team

We would like for you to get to know us 

The owners, David, and Liz Drake, comprise the asset marketing team.

They will personally handle your liquidation needs in a professional, ethical manner. It is our mission to provide transparency to buyers and sellers alike. Our team has over 30 years of auction marketing experience.  Auctioneers are problem solvers; how can we help you? 

David and Liz recently completed a three-year education course offered by the Texas Auctioneers Association – Texas Certified Auction Professionals. Continuing education brings value to our company and keeps us competitive in today’s marketplace.

Are you looking to sell your assets?

Texas Auctioneer David F Drake CAI CES GPPA

Lead Auctioneer                 David F Drake

David F. Drake TCAP, CAI, CES, GPPA Tx License #16244

  • Principal Auctioneer
  • A graduate of the Texas Auction Academy 
  • TCAP – Texas Certified Auction Professional
  • CAI – Certified Auctioneer Institute
  • CES – Certified Estate Specialist
  • GPPA – Graduate Personal Property Appraiser – USPAP Compliant
  • FFL License Holder Type 01 Dealer in Firearms 

Lead Auctioneer and Certified Estate Specialist for Trinity Auction Gallery. David has experience in personal and real property valuation and sales through the auction method of marketing. 

His strengths include Firearms, Gold and Silver Coins and Bullion, Sterling Flatware and Service Sets, Costume and Fine Jewelry, Collectibles, Comic Books, Historical Photos and Documents, Fine and Decorative Art, Paintings, Prints, and Sculptures, Household Goods and Furniture, Automobiles, Tractors, and other Farm and Ranch Equipment. David adds to his accomplishments, continually learning more about assets to find the best market for them. If you need to hire an Auctioneer, Ringman, or Emcee for your next event, he’s your man.

Liz Drake Auctioneer

Auctioneer Liz Drake

Elizabeth Monteson Drake TCAP, CAI, ATS, GPPA Tx License #16596

  • Auctioneer / Marketing Manager
  • A graduate of the Texas Auction Academy 
  • TCAP – Texas Certified Auction Professional
  • CAI – Certified Auctioneer Institute 
  • ATS – Auction Technology Specialist
  • GPPA – Graduate Personal Property Appraiser – USPAP Compliant

Liz runs the office. She handles the evaluating and marketing of items, photography, videography, website developer, and blogger. She also manages emails, texts, and social media marketing. Contract writer, document manager, audit, and compiler of all auction and appraisals filings.  Contract Auctioneer and Ringman as well as Auction Manager or Clerk for live or online auctions.    

Need assistance in the use of new auction technology and the online auction bidding platform?

Auctioneer Liz Drake is available to help with “how-to” basics and the use of our mobile app. She will teach you “how-to” bid in the new world of online auctions. #1 rule of online auction sales? You need to read the terms and conditions BEFORE you bid 😉

Learn more about auctioneer education and designations

National Auctioneers Association                                    Texas Auctioneers Association