Bill Howze brings 34 years of experience to serving your auction marketing needs.He has attained the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI), Accredited Auctioneer, Real Estate (AARE) Graduate Personal Property Appraiser (GPPA), Certified Estate Specialist (CES) & Auction Technology Specialist (ATS) designations from the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). Bill has also completed the requirements for the Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS) designation. He is qualified to perform personal property appraisals in compliance with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).
Bill served as the Supervisor for the Center For The Study Of Antiques And Collectibles (CSAAC) at Reading Area Community College (RACC). He also revised the state mandated auction certification curriculum offered at RACC and served as Supervisor / Instructor for the Auction Certification Program during the curriculum’s introduction. He is a member of The National Auctioneers Association (NAA), The Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association (PAA), The Lehigh Valley Society of Auctioneers (LVSA), The New Jersey State Society of Auctioneers (NJSSA), The New York Auctioneers Association (NYAA) and The National Auctioneers Law License Officials Organization (NALLOA).
Phil Wesel has been a licensed professional auctioneer since 2005. He joined The Renaissance Auction Group staff in 2007. Phil serves as an auctioneer and online bidding implementer. He also provides cataloging and research services.
As a longtime resident of Chester County, Phil has assisted with over 500 auctions in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Maryland. He is employed as a mathematics and history teacher in the Philadelphia School District where he utilizes his experiences to impart life skills to young people. Phil specializes in the categories of glassware, fine arts and numismatics. During his tenure with The Renaissance Auction Group he has overseen the grading, cataloging and presentation of several notable coin collections.
George Kummerer has been a licensed PA auctioneer for 35 Years. He is a graduate of the Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC) Auctioneer Certification Course. George has worked with many SE PA auctioneers including R.H. Thompson & Clay Hess. In addition to his duties with The Renaissance Auction Group, George conducts and participates in new merchandise and surplus food auctions in several states.