Mark T. Motley, CAI, AARE
President and CEO of Motley's Auction & Realty Group / Richmond Auto Auction
Mark is a graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), awarded through the University of Indiana and also holds the designation of Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE). He is an approved expert witness for various Federal courts. In 2004, Governor Mark Warner appointed Mark to the Auctioneers Board of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
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Tim O. Dudley, CAI, AARE
Real Estate Division Vice President
Tim Dudley, a licensed auctioneer for more than 25 years and Vice President of Motley’s Real Estate Division, is experienced in the sale and valuation of all types of commercial and residential real estate. Some of the properties that Tim has auctioned include office buildings, manufacturing facilities, shopping centers, single and multi-family properties, resort properties, timberland and agricultural tracts and more. He has worked with many regional and national banks and corporate clients and has conducted auctions in more than eleven states. Tim has also provided expert witness testimony in several jurisdictions of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Tim is a former director and past president of the Virginia Auctioneers Association and is also a Virginia State Champion Auctioneer. He is a graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) and holds the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) designation. Prior to joining Motley’s, Tim was a principal in the auction firms of Fox & Associates and the Dudley Auction Group.
William J. Fischer, CAI, GPPA
Industrial Division Vice President
Bill Fischer, Vice President of Motley’s Industrial Division, directs all industrial and commercial asset sales and appraisals. Bill specializes in providing asset sales and appraisal services for financial institutions, corporate clients, attorneys, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court and the U.S. Marshal’s Service.
He has served as an expert witness in various courts and is approved to perform appraisals for the U.S. Bankruptcy Court as well as local, state and Federal courts. Bill also manages an extensive on-call staff of specialty appraisers that are available to value specific assets.
Bill has earned the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) and the Graduate Personal Property Appraisers (GPPA) designations. He also studied marketing at Virginia Commonwealth University and at Virginia Tech. Prior to joining Motley’s in 1993, Bill owned and operated a contracting firm.
In Memory of Robert N. Sheffield (1939 – 2010)
Rob Sheffield is truly missed by everyone at Motley’s. Rob began working with the Motley’s Industrial Division in 2002, and he immediately became a favorite with customers and co-workers alike. His personal life was filled with stories of his service to others and commitment to religion, and we too experienced the benefit of such dedication. The world is a better place thanks to Rob, and so is each person who had a chance to know him.
Antiques & Estates
Antiques & Estates Division Vice President
Darrell Olgers joined the Motley’s staff as Auction Director in 2005 after two decades of experience in the antiques trade. Darrell holds a BS in Business from Ferrum College and a past president of the Dinwiddie County Historical Society. Darrell’s duties at Motley’s include estate evaluations and accepting consignments for the Antique & Estate Division, as well as customer service. He is responsible for consignment item research and description for Motley’s brochures, catalogs and advertising.
Darrell owns ca. 1803 Sutherland's Tavern in Dinwiddie County where he resides with his wife Michelle and daughter Emma. He enjoys collecting tall case clocks, pocket watches, early furniture and decorative arts. Other interest include classic cars with a 1963 split window Corvette listed among his many restoration projects. A true "people person" who never met a stranger.
Richmond Auto Auction
Richmond Auto Auction Chief Operating Officer
Dick Menendez, joined the Richmond Auto Auction in 2008 as its Chief Operating Officer after more than 40 years leading and managing large corporate organizations and companies domestically and internationally.
Before relocating to Richmond from New York City in 2006 Dick successfully served as a Senior Vice President and Managing Director at Chase Manhattan Bank, Bankers Trust Company, Citibank and Alliance Bernstein (formerly Alliance Capital) where he managed large teams of professionals and annual budgets in the many tens of millions of dollars. He has served as a director on the boards of foreign and domestic corporations and has managed multi-national teams and organizations as well as joint ventures. During that time he founded and successfully operated many small businesses, including Anapse Resources, a boutique management and information technology consulting company serving U.S. and foreign clients.
Dick has held elected office as Councilman and Head of Finance and Strategic Planning in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania and is the elected President and Treasurer of the Dunlop Farms Association.
Dick is responsible for the day to day operation and financial management of the Richmond Auto Auction.