Texas Auctioneers Association
FORT WORTH, TX- A new Texas champion auctioneer was decided, appropriately on Champion Parkway in Fort Worth, Texas on June 29th. Wendy Lambert of Coppell, Texas, earned a coveted spot on the roster of champion auctioneers, as she was named the 2013 Texas Auctioneers Association (TAA) Champion Auctioneer.
Lambert has been involved in the auction industry for over 20 years, an auctioneer in her own right for five years and is married to a Texas champion auctioneer, as well. Her husband Doak Lambert won the title in 1989 and later won the World Automobile Auctioneer Team Championship in 2006. Lambert, a native of Fort Worth, operates a division of Lambert Auction Company specializing in benefit and fund-raising auctions and holds the Benefit Auction Specialist designation from National Auctioneers Association. She will compete again July 19th at the national level in Indianapolis. Lambert has previously placed as second runner up in the 2010 International Auctioneer’s Contest in the women's division.
Admired and respected by her peers, Lambert's positive attitude, engaging personality, and knowledge of the auction industry will represent the Texas Auctioneers Association well. When asked about her win, she says, “It feels like I have been given the highest compliment, ever, by my peers. That, I will always carry in my heart."
Other TAA contests decided that night by the distinguished panel of judges included Montie Davis as the Texas Champion Ringman,Kyle Dykes as the Texas Rookie Champion Auctioneer and Ernie Crouch as the Texas Senior Champion Auctioneer.