Our Executive Team
Dewey Jacobs, CAI, AARE
Mr. Jacobs began his auction career in 1989. For approximately 30 years he has sold thousands of properties nationwide, including multi-million dollar single luxury assets and multi-property events from coast to coast. He has worked with numerous high net worth individuals, celebrities, athletes, institutional sellers and corporations in selling their properties. Some of his notable achievements include achieving the highest percentage of appraisal at auction for Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC) for land and commercial assets, in several states delivering the highest residential sales prices achieved in the states of Montana, Mississippi and in northeast Florida, at the time. He also has experience selling large tracts of land, ranches, residential developments, golf course development and luxury yachts. Mr. Jacobs will strive to make the selling process easy by handling all the details, from pre-auction preparation to the closing. He will do this with integrity and professionalism and provide a high level of service for you and your prospective buyers.
Mr. Jacobs is a member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and the Alabama Auctioneers Association (AAA). Mr. Jacobs has earned the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) designation from the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute, Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE). He holds multiple real estate and auctioneers licenses throughout the United States.
Jeff Hathorn, CAI
Mr. Hathorn began his career in the real estate auction industry in 1977. During the past 10 years alone he has conducted auctions in 23 states. He has sold thousands of properties nationwide including celebrity mansions, luxury condominiums, famous ranches, single family homes, residential developments, acreage, commercial properties, and even yachts. He has been instrumental in implementing and developing techniques in the auction industry commonly used today. This broad experience has enabled him to readily connect with sellers to evaluate the property being sold, identify the likely buyer profile and develop a custom marketing plan to cost-effectively reach buyers for the property. This approach ensures a strong auction day turnout and a successful outcome for our clients. Mr. Hathorn strives to provide superior service while offering a turnkey process for selling real estate. He does so with integrity and professionalism and will provide a high level of service.
Mr. Hathorn is a member of the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) and the Alabama Auctioneers Association (AAA). Mr. Hathorn has earned the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) designation from the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute, which is the highest achievement awarded to members of the auction industry. A total of less 2000 auctioneers worldwide hold this prestigious CAI designation. He holds multiple real estate licenses in throughout the United States.
Ms. Phelps has demonstrated a leadership role in the real estate auction industry for more than 17 years. As Executive Director, Ms. Phelps is involved in all aspects of the auction business. Her areas include oversight of licensing, human resources, contracts, auction day activities, closings as well as overseeing project management. Ms. Phelps has experience in producing auctions of properties nationwide such as premier homes, commercial properties, residential developments, ranches, portfolio sales and acreages. Her vast experience and knowledge has made her an integral member of Target Auction Company.