Ray Dempsey - CEO
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Ray started his auction career as a young boy selling cokes and hot dogs in the concession stand every Saturday at his father's car sale. As a teenager he traveled with his father every summer putting up the tent, erecting auction signs, giving out brochures and working on the sales. Ray obtained his GA Real Estate Salesman License in 1964 and his Brokers License in 1966 after taking courses at the Georgia Institute of Real Estate in Atlanta. He has been active in the Georgia Auctioneers Association and has served on the Board of Directors. Ray is also a member of the National Auctioneer's Association. Ray graduated from Darlington School in Rome, attended Auburn University and graduated from Shorter College with a business degree.
2012 Inductee to the Georgia Auctioneer's Hall of Fame
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Lynn joined Dempsey Auction Company in 1973 as a sales associate. He says "I was fortunate enough to work with my father and the founder of our company, Mr. Sproull Dempsey, and my brother Ray Dempsey all my professional life". After finishing the University of Georgia with a business degree and a major in Real Estate, he continued his education by attending the Nashville Auction School and the Certified Auctioneer's Institute at the University of Indiana. Lynn has also continued his education by remaining as active as possible in the Georgia Auctioneer's Association. He has served as President and has served several terms on the Board of Directors, and as a member of the National Auctioneer's Association. Lynn says "our industry has worked diligently and faithfully to educate ourselves in both the practice and ethics of the highest tradition of our trade. I treasure the relationships gained through working with my fellow auctioneers, serving our clients, the gathering of a large crowd to buy a bargain - and making sure nobody gets one".
Russell Rogers - Senior Sales Associate
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Russell is a third- generation Roman. He is a 1971 graduate of Pepperell High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army's 82nd Airborne Division where he served from 1972-1975. Russell began his auction career with Dempsey Auction Company in 1990 after having completed real estate School at Jason Free Realty. He later attended the Mendenahll School of Auctioneering in High Point, NC. Russell is dedicated to his profession and enjoys helping people achieve their goals. Russell says "I believe our auction team is the very best around. I would be very proud to represent you in the auction sale of your property"
David Hughes - Salesman
David Hughes joined Dempsey Action Company in 2008 after a career as a Community Banker. In fact, Hughes joined the Company just days after buying property at auction. He is a sixth generation Dawson Countian and was educated in Dawson County Public Schools, Reinhardt College and the University of Georgia. He is a member of Bethel Methodist church were he currently serves as Lay Leader. He is a former member of The Georgia House of Representatives. David and his wife Jennifer live on her family's farm in north Forsyth County.