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Scott Steffes
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Scott is the President of Steffes Group and holds many titles, degrees, and awards. He is a past recipient of the International Auctioneer Championship (IAC), North Dakota Auctioneer Championship, and Minnesota Auctioneer Championship. He is a member of the NAA and has been a presenter for seminars at both the NAA and AMI (Auction Marketing Institute). He also maintains his real estate broker license in several states. Scott has been with Steffes since 1980 and enjoys road biking, running, flying, and hanging out in Minnesota lake country. North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin Licensed Auctioneer No. ND81, MN14-51, WI2793-52

Email: Scott.Steffes@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173
Brad Olstad
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Brad has been with Steffes since 1978. Not only is Brad one of our longest standing Auctioneers, but he is also an equipment appraiser and a respected source of equipment values. He is the past President of the North Dakota Auctioneers Association, a recipient of the ND Champion Auctioneer Award, member of NAA, and Presenter at State Auctioneers Association seminars. North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin Auctioneer No. ND319, MN14-70, WI2792-52

Email: Brad.Olstad@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173
Rodney Steffes
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Rodney has been an Auction Coordinator with Steffes since 1996; he also sells real estate and is directly involved with various behind the scenes support roles. Rodney was raised in Arthur, ND and currently lives in Fargo with his wife Jamie and their three boys. He is a 1992 business graduate of NDSU and spent the first nine years of his career as a farmer. He spends most of his free time with his family and attending their boys’ sporting events.

Email: Rodney.Steffes@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173
Anthony Huhn

Anthony joined Steffes in 2006 as the Online Auction Coordinator in addition to assisting with pre-sale setup. Anthony was born in Litchfield, MN and currently resides just outside of town. After high school he attended Alexandria Technical College where he studied Fluid Power Technology. He graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Sciences and also became a Certified Hydraulics Specialist. Anthony is currently working on their family farm and enjoys water sports, bow hunting, ice fishing, outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends.

Email: Anthony.Huhn@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (320) 693-9371
Ashley Huhn
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Ashley Huhn is the Vice President of Operations at our Litchfield facility and is a professional auctioneer, real estate agent, and appraiser. He specializes in agriculture equipment and farm real estate. Growing up on a farm and having an understanding of the farm dynamics has given Ashley the knowledge and tools needed to assist his customers through a successful auction process. When not at work, Ashley can be found working on the family farm, spending time with family, or donating his auction services to local charity groups, such as 4-H and FFA. North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin Licensed Auctioneer No. ND843, MN47-002, WI2988-52

Email: Ashley.Huhn@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (320)-693-9371
Ben Hochgraber

Ben grew up as a farm kid in Grandin, ND. When his own family made the decision to quit farming when Ben was young, he began working on his neighbor's farm, which continued through his high school years. After high school, Ben attended University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, ND and obtained a degree in Marketing. He moved to Bismarck, ND in 2007 and co-owned an asphalt maintenance & snow removal business. He also owned his own truck, hauling anhydrous for about two years. Most recently, Ben has spent the last five years in the auction industry with Ritchie Bros., working with the agriculture, construction, oil, and gas industries. Ben has been married to his wife, Cara, for nine years. They have two St. Bernards and a few horses. When he's not working or spending time with family & friends, Ben loves just about any type of outdoor activities and tinkering on old tractors & machinery.

Email: Ben.Hochgraber@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-425-3391
Bob Steffes

Bob founded Steffes Auctioneers (now Steffes Group) in 1960 and has since achieved and obtained many degrees, titles, and awards. He is a past recipient of the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship and North Dakota Auctioneer Championship. Bob has served as the president of the NAA and North Dakota Auctioneers Association. He is a member of the NAA foundation, holds his CAI designation, and also holds a GPPA designation (Graduated Personal Property Appraiser). In 1999 Bob was inducted into the National Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, wood carving, and spending time with his family. North Dakota and Minnesota Licensed Auctioneer No. ND82, MN 14-09

Email: WestFargo@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173
Brady Gillespie
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Email: Brady.Gillespie@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (320)-693-9371
Brock Skov
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Brock joined Steffes Group in 2019 and is a resident of Mantorville, MN. Having grown up in rural Hayfield, MN, Brock has been involved with agriculture in a range of capacity his whole life. Graduating from UW River Falls with a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture he has spent the past 23 years in ag retail providing growers with crop inputs and services along with the agronomic solutions needed to produce the most productive crop possible. Brock is active following his two teenagers in all of their extracurricular activities, he also assists with activities at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kasson, MN. He enjoys spending time with his wife Melissa, son Brandon, daughter Adisen, boating, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing and anything else outdoor related.

Email: Brock.Skov@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (507)-272-4818
Chancelor Smith

Email: Chance.Smith@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-931-7816
Chris Gellner
Director of Sales

Chris joined Steffes Group in 2019 and has brought over 10 years of experience in the auction business with a focus on the agricultural, construction, oil and gas industries. Chris grew up near the Canadian border on a farm in Langdon, ND and enjoys spending time with his two girls on the family farm near the southern ND border in Cogswell, ND. Outside of Chris' passion for the auction industry, he enjoys time with his two girls, golfing, fishing, hunting, and honing his archery skills.

Email: Chris.Gellner@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-212-3456
Chris Richard
Auction Coordinator
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Chris attended the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, IA at 12 years old, it wasn’t until after college he pursued auctioneering full-time in the family business. Chris joined the Steffes Group team in January of 2012 as an Auction Coordinator, Auctioneer and Realtor.

Chris and his wife Renee live in Mt. Pleasant, IA and are both active members of the New London Christian Church. He holds a Small Business Management Degree from Hesston College in Hesston, KS. He is also an active member of the National Auctioneers Association, Iowa Auctioneers Association, and a 2020 IAA Hall of Fame Inductee. He enjoys spending time with his family, dirt track racing, and traveling. Illinois Licensed Auctioneer No. 441.001749

Email: Chris.Richard@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-217-0657
Colton Bonfy
Auction Coordinator
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Colton joined the West Fargo Steffes Group team in 2019 as an Auction Coordinator. He was born and raised in southern MN on a small farm where he spent most of his life working in the pork industry. He graduated from South Central College of Mankato, MN with a degree in Automotive Repair and later went on to automotive sales with Corwin Honda of Fargo. In his off time, he enjoys hunting, fishing, spending time with friends and family, and working on motorcycles.

Email: Colton.Bonfy@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-526-6815
Criss Miller
Auction Coordinator
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Criss joined Steffes Group as an Auction Coordinator in February of 2020. He grew up on a farm near Van Horne, Iowa, and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Studies from Iowa State University. After farming for many successful years near Nora Springs, Iowa, Criss and his wife Michelle chose Steffes Group to conduct their farm retirement auction in December of 2019. His years of hands-on farming experience and his extremely positive experience with Steffes Group gives him an added edge in helping others as they navigate through their own auction experience. Criss is one of two Steffes Group employees who was first a client before becoming a team member. Criss and Michelle have two daughters, Kendra and Carly. Criss enjoys woodworking, boating, traveling, old John Deere tractors, and spending time with family in his free time.

Email: Criss.Miller@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (641)-425-9831
Curt Gillespie
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Curt joined Steffes Group in 2014 after attending World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, IA. Curt was born and raised on a beef and grain farm near Johnson, MN. He graduated from West Lutheran High School in Plymouth, MN and then went on to earn his Associate’s Degree in Carpentry & Cabinetry from Alexandria Technical College. He currently farms in partnership with his brother Scott and his son Brady. Curt enjoys assisting clients through the many steps of a successful auction from start to finish. In his free time, Curt enjoys shooting, hunting, and spending time with his family. Curt and, his wife, Judy have been blessed with three grown children, Nicole, Brady, and Brooke, as well as a beautiful granddaughter, Hallie and another grandchild on the way.

Email: Curt.Gillespie@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (320)-693-9371
Darren Benson
Auction Coordinator

Email: Darren.Benson@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-520-8337
Dave Benedict
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Dave joined Steffes Group in 2015. Dave looks forward to meeting new people and assisting them with their auction and real estate needs. After high school he attended Moorhead State University and went on to farm with his father and brothers for 30 years on a farm near Sabin, MN. He currently serves on the board of Golden Growers Cooperative and formerly served on the St. Cecilia Catholic Church Council. Dave and his wife, Sue, keep busy with the activities of their three sons and new grandson. In his free time you will find Dave by the water, riding his ATV, dancing with his bride, or hanging out with family and friends.

Email: Dave.Benedict@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173
Dave Krostue
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Dave joined the Steffes Group in 2006 and serves as a sales representative for online, live, on-site, and consignment auctions in the Grand Forks, ND area. Dave grew up and farmed in the Fisher, MN area. He has been in the auction industry for over 14 years and really enjoys working with his customers to make sure they are getting the best that he can offer. His knowledge of equipment and farming has helped to accomplish this goal. He and his wife Cathy have been married for 33 years and have three children that they are very proud of. In his free time he enjoys hunting with his son, fishing, and relaxing at the lake with his family.

Email: Dave.Krostue@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (218)-779-6865
Dennis Ebersole
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Dennis has been associated with the company as a licensed real estate agent for nearly 20 years. After a rewarding 37-year career with Hy-Vee, Inc., he has achieved an excellent sense of professionalism that enables him to focus on people’s thoughts and concerns. This understanding provides Dennis with a strong desire to serve his clients’ needs in the BUYING and SELLING of real estate. He is fortunate to have 5 grandchildren and enjoys spending time with them. Dennis serves on his church committee, and for the last 10 years, on the board for the Henry County Community Credit Union. He looks forward to your call!

Email: Dennis.Ebersole@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-217-0658
DeWayne Ricklefs
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DeWayne joined the Iowa sales team at Steffes Group in February of 2017. DeWayne was raised in Gilmore City, IA and currently resides with his wife, Becky in Ida Grove. DeWayne previously was the store manager and partner at Hulgren Implement a John Deere dealership in Ida Grove, IA. Hulgren Implement recently merged with Noteboom Implement where DeWayne remains a partner although he is retired from day to day operations. DeWayne’s 40 year expertise in the ag industry makes him a great asset to the Steffes team. DeWayne and Becky have raised three children and are proud grandparents of three. DeWayne enjoys spending time on the local football field as a referee, on the lake with his family, hunting, and doing anything outdoors.

Email: DeWayne.Ricklefs@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (712)-830-9105
Duane Norton

Duane began with the Steffes Group in 2014. He was born and raised on a grain farm in Central Iowa. He received his Bachelors of Science in Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State University and Masters of Business Administration from Drake University. After nearly 30 years in the manufacturing and logistics industries, Duane decided to make a career change in order to get back into the Agricultural Industry and work with people he loves the best: farmers and those associated with the Agriculture Industry. He is blessed with two wonderful children and is looking forward to watching them follow his footsteps to Iowa State University. He is a member of the Federated Church in Bondurant, Iowa. Duane enjoys ISU events, working on the family farm, hunting, fishing and golf.

Email: Duane.Norton@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (515) 450-7778
Eileen Ensminger
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Eileen firmly believes in order to provide the absolute best service you need to be “in” and know your “local” market. Being associated with the company brings that home for her. As a real estate professional, she will engage “YOU” on all levels to ensure a seamless approach with “added value” whether you are the seller or buyer. Let her show you the benefits of “staging your home” or how “curb appeal” can get your house SOLD in today’s market! Eileen has been blessed to have been raised in Mt. Pleasant, IA and now lives alongside her husband Randy who are blessed with three grown children and five grandchildren. “Lean on the Professional”, Call Eileen!

Email: Eileen.Ensminger@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319) 931-2163
Eric Gabrielson
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Eric has been in the auction business since 2001 and with Steffes since 2006. He is a licensed auctioneer, auction coordinator, equipment appraiser, and Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE). North Dakota and Minnesota Licensed Auctioneer No. ND890, MN47-006. Eric grew up on a family farm with his two brothers outside of Darwin, MN. After high school he attended technical schools while working at his uncle’s diesel shop fixing IH tractors. He still works on his uncle’s farm today and occasionally welds life-sized bronze statues for a local company.

Email: Eric.Gabrielson@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (320)-693-9371
Gregg Holte
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Gregg joined the Steffes Group in 2014 and serves as a sales representative for online, live, on-site, and consignment auctions. After graduating from NDSU Gregg began farming and continues to farm with his son Michael. He was a sales representative at RDO equipment from 2005-2006. After leaving RDO, he started his own farm equipment business in Hendrum, Minnesota which he operated until he joined Steffes. Gregg and his wife Pam live on the family farm near Shelly, Minnesota. He enjoys fishing, golf, Twins baseball, Bison football, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Email: Greg.Holte@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (218)-790-1705
Jason Denning

What sparked Jason’s interest in auctioneering was going to cattle auctions with his dad. After growing up in rural Mt. Pleasant, Jason attended the World Wide College of Auctioneering at the age of 16 while still helping out on the family farm. He has conducted many auctions including machinery, cattle, benefit and estate auctions. Jason also enjoys helping the local 4H Clubs with their county fair auction, spending time with his wife & kids, and boating when he has the chance.

Email: Jason.Denning@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319) 931-1731
Jerry Roth
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Jerry and his wife Joyce reside in Crawfordsville, Iowa which is in the Southeastern part of Iowa and are very rooted in the transportation and agriculture industry and have a wonderful story. Jerry will be our National Truck and Transportation Sales Representative who will work all over the upper Midwest. He has been very active in the trucking and transportation industry for over 42 years and has owned fleets and was once part owner in truck dealership. He is a person who loves to work, but in his spare time he enjoys Truck and Car shows, tearing down and rebuilding engines in his shop and spending time with his family and grandchildren, we are so fortunate to have him on our sales team.

Email: jerry.roth@steffesgroup.com
Phone: (319)-750-3269
Josh Paul
Auction Coordinator

Josh grew up in Darwin, MN and spent time helping family friends on their farm. He graduated from Litchfield High School in 2000 and served in the U.S. Navy. Shortly after, Josh held a management position with his family's trucking company for the next ten years. Most recently, Josh has been a heavy equipment operator on road construction projects for the last four years. While holding this position, Josh also helped out Steffes Group on a part-time basis throughout the winters. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, camping, riding his motorcycle, cooking competition BBQ and volunteering for the local Eagles Club.

Email: Josh.Paul@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (320)-221-0373
Justin Ruth
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Justin was born and raised in Fargo and started working for Steffes part-time in 2012. In 2017, he became full-time after graduating from NDSU with a bachelor of science degree in Agriculture Economics. He enjoys assisting clients with buying and selling equipment of all types for use in their businesses. When he's not on the clock, he enjoys being active and enjoys fishing, snow skiing, hiking, biking, and relaxing at the lakes.

Email: Justin.Ruth@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173
Kevin Dameron

Email: Kevin.Dameron@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-580-2274
Kyle Waller
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Kyle joined Steffes in 2017 and is eager to work with and serve the farmers and communities of South Dakota, Nebraska, and Iowa. He grew up on a dairy farm and ranch in northeast Nebraska, where he developed his honest and hard-working roots, as well as love and appreciation for farming. He went to Northeast Community College and graduated with an Automotive Technician degree. He worked as a Service Manager and Service Advisor with Ford for 12 years, which has given him a great deal of experience in customer service and teamwork. He and his wife, Jen, live in Harrisburg, SD, where they are blessed to be raising their two young and active boys, Keaton and Kaden. In his spare time, you will find Kyle in the great outdoors enjoying fishing, hunting, camping, snowmobiling, and spending quality time with his family and friends.

Email: Kyle.Waller@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (605)-799-6261
Lynn Richard
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Lynn has been an Auctioneer since 1981; an Iowa licensed Real Estate Broker, who is licensed to sell and list real estate in Iowa; and also holds an Illinois Real Estate Brokers License and Auctioneers License. Lynn’s first sales experience came from selling Case tractors & equipment for JI Case Company for 11 years. He attended World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, IA in 1980, but it wasn’t until 1986 when he joined his wife Karen full-time in selling real estate & auctioneering. He feels privileged to serve their clients with their real estate and auction needs. From farm land, farm machinery, real estate or auction needs, he would thoroughly enjoy talking with you! When Lynn is not working you will find him spending time on the acreage farm with his wife, dirt late model racing, or fishing. Illinois Licensed Auctioneer No. 441.001755

Email: Lynn.Richard@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-385-2000
Mason Holvoet

Mason started with Steffes Group on August 10th, 2020 and currently resides in Wever, IA. At just 11 years old, Mason developed a passion for sales and auctioneering. Most recently, Mason served as President of the local Future Farmers of America chapter and has a true passion for farming and agriculture. He grew up and worked on a family farm and understands the ins and outs of Iowa's farm land and property values. Mason was named the Champion Rookie Auctioneer at the 2020 Iowa Auctioneer Association Convention. In his free time, Mason enjoys spending time with his friends and family, golfing, fishing, and hunting. Mason is very eager to meet and work with more people within their community and surrounding areas.

Email: Mason.Holvoet@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-470-7372
Matt McWhirter
Auction Coordinator

Matt grew up in southeast Iowa and has spent the majority of his life in that area. He joined our Steffes Group team on September 1st, 2020. Prior to joining Steffes Group, Matt had worked in the auto industry and selling equipment around the Midwest. In addition to this, Matt also comes from a background in the insurance industry. Matt grew up in an auctioneering family and has been around the auction business for as long as he can remember. He is a third generation auctioneer. Matt has two children: William (9) and Lauren (7). While not working, Matt enjoys the outdoors and is an avid bowhunter. He also likes to spend time boating with his kids, is an avid Harley enthusiast and likes riding whenever he is able.

Email: Matt.McWhirter@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-931-6620
Max Steffes
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Max joined Steffes in 2013 as a Land Sales Representative. Max was born in Fargo, ND and spent part of his time growing up in Scottsdale, AZ. He graduated from North Dakota State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and while attending college he sold residential real estate for a firm in Fargo, ND. Beyond being quite the educational experience, selling residential homes set the foundation for what he currently does at Steffes as a land sales representative. He is passionate about what he does and he takes great pride in the service he provides for his clients. Outside of the work environment he likes to be active and stay fit, enjoys Minnesota lake country, wake surfing, fishing, reading, and most recently flying. North Dakota and Minnesota Licensed Auctioneer No. ND999, MN14-031

Email: Max.Steffes@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173
Nate Larson

Nate Larson joined Steffes in 2014, Nate is a lifetime resident of rural Mediapolis,he attended Mediapolis high school graduating in 1991. Nate has been active in many areas of agriculture, spending the last several years as an ag lender in SE Iowa. Nate also operates a grain and cattle operation with his father in Huron township east of Mediapolis. Nate is active in many community organizations, including Mediapolis community schools and Des Moines county 4-H. In his spare time Nate enjoys spending time gardening as well as watching his Daughter Andrea play sports and show livestock at the county and state fairs.

Email: Nate.Larson@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319) 931-3944
Randy Kath
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In 2008 Randy graduated from the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, IA and immediately joined Steffes where he specializes in livestock and hay sales, forage and livestock equipment, and dairy asset management. He also coordinates farm sales, online sales, AgIron events, and equipment appraisals. Randy grew up on a family farm in central MN where they raised dairy and beef cattle as well as crops. He attended college at the University of Wisconsin in River Falls and traveled throughout North America and internationally as a self-employed cattle fitter working shows and sales. In his spare time he enjoys traveling, sports, showing cattle, social events, and spending time with his daughter Jaimee. North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin Licensed Auctioneer No. ND894, MN47-007, WI2789-52

Email: Randy.Kath@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (320)-693-9371
Rex Dummer
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Rex started working with the Sioux Falls Steffes Group in January of 2019. He has been involved in the machinery business since 1974 starting as a Massey-New Holland Dealer in Nebraska. In 1988 he moved to Mitchell, SD and started working in sales for a John Deere Dealership. Rex and his wife, Sharon live in Sioux Falls. They have four adult children and six grandchildren. Rex’s favorite things to do are play with his grandkids, watch the Kansas City Chiefs, and spend his summer camping.

Email: Rex.Dummer@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (605)-610-7989
Russ Lamp
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Russell has been with Steffes Group since 2014, he is a lifelong resident of Louisa County in Eastern Iowa. Upon graduating high school Russell attended Muscatine and Indian Hills Jr. College in conjunction with Buena Vista University studying Business Entrepreneurship, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. Russ was a major part of the Lamp Family’s Feed and Grain business in Letts, Iowa for over 20 years along with being a row crop farmer and operating a small cow/calf herd. In 2009, he started his auctioneering career and in 2013 attended World Wide College of Auctioneering. He is the 2014 Minnesota Rookie Auctioneer Champion, 2014 Iowa Rookie Reserve Champion, and 2016 Iowa Ringman Reserve Champion. Russ has also been one of the top 20 finalists in the Auctioneer Competition at the Iowa State Fair the last three years. In his spare time, you can find him working with steam traction engines, classic tractors, snowmobiling, benefit auctions and enjoying time with his wife Heather and daughters Lydia and Emma Rae, both up and coming auctioneers!

Email: Russ.Lamp@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-212-0774
Scott Gillespie
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Scott joined Steffes as an Auctioneer in 2008 and looks forward to many more years of helping out customers. Scott was born on a beef and grain farm by Johnson, MN (population 32!). After high school Scott graduated from Alexandria Technical College as well as the World Wide College of Auctioneering. He is currently farming in partnership with his brother. Scott is president of Trinity Lutheran Church, Chairman of the Big Stone County Soil and Water Conservation District, and serves on the Bois de Sioux Watershed District board of managers. He and his wife Erin have been blessed with two great boys, Colby and Colton. He enjoys shooting, fishing, and hunting of all kinds.

Email: Scott.Gillespie@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (320)-760-3066
Seth Twedt

Seth has been the Ames, IA Site Manager and sales representative with Steffes Group since 2012. Seth grew up on a family farm east of Roland, IA. After high school he earned a Bachelor of Science degree and found his way back to Story City where he enjoys coaching Little League Baseball for their youngest son. His family enjoys fundraising, sports, boating, and deer hunting. He also farms and works for the Ames Fire Department as a Lieutenant while his wife works as the Story City County Treasurer. Customer service is a priority for his family and he looks forward to serving you as a member of the Steffes team in central Iowa.

Email: Seth.Twedt@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (515) 231-1921
Shelly Weinzetl
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Shelly brings 20+ years of experience in the real estate and auction industry to the Steffes Group. Her past experiences include working at one of the largest national land marketing firms to bring thousands of farmland acres to auction. Her passion is selling rural properties, farms, and hunting/recreational land! Shelly is a licensed real estate broker in MN, ND, WI, SD, NE and a member of the National Auctioneers Association, the North Dakota and Minnesota auctioneer associations, a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering and Professional Ringman Institute. In her free time, Shelly enjoys the outdoors, horseback riding, fishing and big game hunting in MN and out West, as well as spending time with her family! A proud mom of three grown boys and a new grand baby. Thinking of buying or selling, Shelly’s knowledge, expertise, and experience makes her a great choice. Get in touch today!

Email: Shelly.Weinzetl@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (763)-300-5055
Steph Palmer
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Steph joined Steffes in January of 2011 as an Auction Closing Agent and also a licensed Real Estate Agent. As a closing agent, she works through every real estate transaction alongside bankers and attorneys to ensure that the process goes smoothly. She enjoys meeting new clients every day and helping them with the real estate closing process. She is currently a member of the Mt. Pleasant Kiwanis Club and Access Mt. Pleasant (AMP). She enjoys dirt track racing and spending time with friends and family.

Email: Steph.Palmer@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-385-2000
Tadd Skaurud
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Tadd joined Steffes Group in 2014 and works as an representative. Tadd grew up on a small farm outside of Twin Valley, MN. After school, he moved to the Fargo-Moorhead area and has worked around farming and trucking for the past 18 years. Tadd has always had an interest in farming and enjoys working with people which makes him a good fit with Steffes Group. Tadd and his wife, Darla, have 2 daughters and they reside in West Fargo. In his free time he enjoys spending time at the lake, fishing, and being with family and friends.

Email: Tadd.Skaurud@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173
Terry Hoenig
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Terry joined Steffes in 2013 and looks forward to meeting new people and serving their auction and real estate needs. Terry was born in Southeast Iowa and currently resides near Denmark, IA. After graduating high school he attended Tyler Jr. College in Tyler, TX where he studied business management. He and his wife Jenni are the proud parents of two active teenage girls, which keep them constantly on the go. He is a member of the Denmark United Church of Christ and serves on their leadership committee. Terry enjoys vocal music, boating, motor sports, and spending time with friends and family.

Email: Terry.Hoenig@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-470-7120
Terry Moe

Email: Terry.Moe@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-580-2426
Tim Meyer
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Tim is the Vice President of Operations of the Iowa locations for Steffes and has been in the Auction and Real Estate business for 21 years. Tim has a background in lending and holds a degree from Iowa State University in Agricultural Business and Agronomy. He maintains a real estate broker license in several states and is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering. He is also a member of the Iowa Auctioneers Association, Lions Club, Economic Development, and Sugar Creek Mennonite Church. Tim and his wife are blessed with three wonderful children and live on an active family farm specializing in corn, soybeans, cow calf, and confinement swine feeding operation. In his spare time, he enjoys team roping and spending time with his family and friends. Illinois Licensed Auctioneer No. 441.001748

Email: Tim.Meyer@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (319)-385-2000
Tom Akason
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Tom has been with Steffes since 1994 as a Ringman and Auction Coordinator. Tom grew up on a family farm outside of West Fargo, ND where their horses and cropland kept them busy all year round. He still lives on a farm where he runs a "semi-retired" 350 acres. In his spare time he enjoys NASCAR, horses, and visiting friends in Arizona.

Email: Tom.Akason@SteffesGroup.com
Phone: (701)-237-9173