Award-winning auctioneer and consultant Kathy Kingston maximizes fundraising for record-breaking benefit auctions.
A national leader in charity and fundraising auctions, professional auctioneer and consultant, Kathy Kingston has raised millions of dollars for non-profit organizations across the country for over 25 years. She founded Kingston Auction Company in 1986. Specializing in benefit auctions, she consistently empowers non profit clients to exceed their fundraising goals and offers a wealth of practical strategies for revenue enhancement.
Kathy teaches nonprofits and schools how to raise more money in any economy. As a fundraising auction strategist and performance coach, she conducts innovative benefit auction seminars, tele-seminars and custom workshops throughout the country for both non profit organizations and auctioneers. She is the author of “Record-Breaking Fundraising Auctions Tips.”
Her new hot products include an innovative mentoring program for nonprofits and the top advanced fundraising training for professional auctioneers.
Kathy was the recipient of the prestigious “Rose Award” from the National Auctioneers Association. Ms. Kingston holds the Certified Auctioneer Institute (CAI) designation, only three percent of auctioneers nationwide have achieved this status. Kathy was a member of the Charter Class of the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) professional designation program. She graduated from Missouri Auction School in 1986. Ms. Kingston is an instructor for the National Auctioneers Association; she teaches both the Benefit Auction Class at the Certified Auctioneer Institute held at Indiana University as well as their professional designation program: Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) for auctioneers. Ms. Kingston has competed in the International Auctioneer Championship where she was a finalist in 2003.
Ms. Kingston served on the national Board of Directors for the United States Association for Blind Athletes (USABA) from 1986-1988. She also was the Executive Director and host of the USABA National Games in 1986 at St. Louis University, where she was awarded the Helen Copeland Leadership Award.
Kathy holds a Master’s Degree in Education from St. Louis University where she was named “Woman of the Year”. Her unique professional background also includes an award-winning career in non-profit fundraising, higher education, university coaching, public service administration, and the entertainment industry. Ms. Kingston stands apart as a creative professional who brings both a long-range perspective and out-of-the-box thinking to maximize her clients’ fundraising efforts and break revenue records.
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