Mark Schroeder CAI, BAS, CES has raised over $138,800,000 dollars for non-profit organizations and learning institutions throughout Texas and the Great Lakes region.
Twice Mark has collected Fund-a-Need donations of $1,000,000 dollars, another donation of $550,000 dollars and one more at $500,000 dollars!
Premiering as the benefit auctioneer for the San Antonio Spurs Tux N’ Tennies Gala, Mark rocketing the bidding to a record by selling a consigned painting for $150,000 dollars!
The San Antonio Express News raved as Mark raised a new record of $186,000 dollars for the San Antonio Spurs during his first time conducting the game jersey auction. His sale of Spurs star Tim Duncan’s jersey sold for a record $67,000 dollars!
As a leader in the benefit auction industry, Mark has elevated benefit auction fundraising with innovative ideas, Emmy Award winning video production, entertainment and teaming with clients to share money generating ideas that collect tens of thousands, to hundreds of thousands and even millions more dollars for his clients.
By teaming with his clients as a benefit auction consultant and strategist, Mark consistently raises more funds for charities. This immersion results in record fundraising dollars.
Mark has earned the elite Certified Auctioneer Institute designation from the National Auctioneer Association. Less than 1% of all auctioneers have earned the CAI designation. Mark is one of the first auctioneers in the country to earn the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist certification reflecting his elevated status and expertise in the benefit auction industry.
Mark is a thirty-one time Emmy nominated sports anchor and reporter. He won 4-Emmy Awards and a Telly Award with WJW-TV, CBS, Fox and SportsTime Ohio. He has earned multiple awards from the Associated Press and Cleveland Press Club.
Mark is a graduate of John Carroll University, Reppert School of Auctioneering and Hondros College of Business.