Company HistoryPro Auction USA was founded in 1991 by Tom Terwilliger and Carl Lemon in Fort Dodge, Iowa after Tom graduated from Missouri Auction School. The company was based in Fort Dodge until 1993 when it closed the Fort Dodge location and moved to LuVerne, Iowa. Carl dropped out of the business at this time and Tom took complete control of Pro Auction USA.Tom became a certifiled personal property appraiser in 1996 and added appraisl services to Pro Auction USA. Appraisal services include industrial equipment, farm machinery, antiques and more. Pro Auction USA serves various clients including accountants, attorneys, banks and private individuals.Today Pro Auction USA is a complete full service auction and appraisal business providing services to our customers and clients in northern Iowa and Minnesota. If you need auction or appraisal services please give us a call at (515) 295-7819 or (515) 341-3347.
Tom Terwilliger, CAGATom founded Pro Auction USA in 1991Tom Terwilliger grew up as an Army brat and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1977. He graduated from Iowa Central Community College in 1988 with a degree in Broadcasting and went to work in radio. There he met Carl “Big Red” Lemon, Jr. and they founded Pro Auction USA in 1991 after Tom graduated from Missouri Auction School. Tom became a Certified Personal Property Appraiser in 1996 after completing the certification program from the Certified Appraisers Guild of America. In 1997 Tom got his real estate sales associate license in Iowa and in 2000 he became a Broker Associate. Tom’s real estate license is with Landmark Realty in Algona, Iowa. Tom became a Certified Real Property Appraiser in Iowa in 2001 and is a Certified General Appraiser with Appraisal Associates of Algona.