Robert A. Olson – A veteran of the auction industry, Rob brings over 40 years of experience as an auctioneer. Having grown up selling antiques, fine furniture, and estates under the tutelage of his father Tom Olson, Rob has no shortage of experience. Since beginning at the Antique Auction Gallery in Murray, Utah four decades ago, he has led auctions nationwide for the U.S. Customs Service, Secret Service, Government Services Administration, F.B.I., U.S. Marshals, Immigration Customs and Enforcement (ICE) agency, and more. Along with spearheading a successful auctioneer business, Rob has worked as an instructor at the prestigious Missouri Auction School and is a member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America (CAGA). He has been the sole owner of the Erkelens & Olson auction company for 10 years and his well-known for his enthusiasm and charismatic auction chant.
Robert T. Olson – As a third-generation auctioneer, Robert has led auctions in several states across the country and has gained a reputation as a high-energy auctioneer throughout the industry. He has specialized in charity auctions and he and his team have established themselves as a record setting crew at the events they lead. A consummate professional, Robert graduated from the Missouri Auction School in 2002 and later attended the University of Utah—graduating with a degree in Psychology in 2008. As a member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America (CAGA), Robert continues to solidify himself as a leader as he spearheads Erkelens and Olson’s operations and problem resolution efforts.
David A. Olson – As a part of the Certified Appraiser Guild of America (CAGA), David leads the appraisal efforts for Erkelens & Olson as well as handling the direction of marketing, communications, and promotional activities. During live and online auctions, David can be found managing the auction systems, spotting bids, and calling. A 2008 graduate of the Missouri Auction School, David has worked tirelessly with Federal Bankruptcy Trustees in preparing court-seized items for auction. David graduated from the University of Utah in 2011 with a degree in Health and Wellness and is the energetic push that drives the Erkelens and Olson auction train.
Vic Rael – A man of few words, Vic is found running all warehouse logistic and operations for Erkelens and Olson. Vic has been with the company for over 50 years and chances are he’s forgotten more about the industry than most people will ever know.