Craig Fleming, CAI, CES, ATS, Past President
Craig A. Fleming grew up in the auction business in Atkinson, Nebraska during his first 20 years, conducting and working hundreds of Real and Personal Property auctions.
His parents Dean and Jean Fleming spent 50 years in the auction business, members of the Nebraska and National Auctioneers Association, Dean served as President and then Treasurer for 15 years. Both were inducted into the Nebraska and National Auctioneers Hall of Fame.
Over the past 20 years Mr. Fleming has been the CEO/President of several major corporations including Chairman, CEO and President of the Thomas Kinkade Company where he built the largest art publishing business in the world.
He has appeared on CBS Televisions “60 Minutes” with Morley Safer.
Mr. Fleming was the Florida Auctioneer "Rookie of the Year" in 2013 and First Runner up in 2014, 2015 and 2016. He was elected to the Florida Auctioneers Association Board of Directors in 2014.
He indicated that one of the biggest challenges facing auctioneers is the ability to stay relevant. As an association we must help each other better understand the ever-changing landscape of our industry.
Mr. Fleming is currently the CEO/President of ServiceQuest Global a worldwide consulting firm within the Direct Selling Industry, he is actively involved in the community, the arts and various philanthropic and business ventures and lives with his wife Kelly in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.