Tim is in his seventeenth year in the auction business and is Executive Vice President at Tranzon Asset Advisors. He is a lifelong resident of southwestern Tennessee, where he resides and has his office. Tim is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City Iowa, and successfully completed all course and testing work for his Tennessee Real Estate Broker’s License, Auctioneers License and has gone on to become licensed in Arkansas, South Carolina and Mississippi as well.
Tim has completed the Accredited Auctioneer of Real Estate (AARE) course, provided through the National Auctioneer’s Association Education Institute and has been awarded the Designation of AARE. He has also completed the three year process of Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) training, which is offered through the University of Indiana in conjunction with the National Auctioneers Association Education Institute. Tim has been awarded the designation of CAI, which is considered the most prestigious designation offered to auctioneers and is held by less than 1,000 auctioneers world wide.
In July 2014 Mr. Mast was elected to the board of directors of the National Auctioneers Association where he is currently serving a three-year term. As chair of the NAA Promotions Committee, Tim’s work in the promotion of the auction method of marketing are extensive; additionally, he is chair of the NAA HR Committee. Prior to his current role with the NAA Mast served on the education committee for the Tennessee Auctioneers Association for three years beginning in 2003. In 2006 he was installed as Vice President for the western district of Tennessee, in 2008 he was elected to the position of President-Elect and on December 6, 2009 was sworn in as President of the Tennessee Auctioneers Association to serve a one year term. He has also served as the National Auctioneer’s Association Ambassador for the state of TN.
In 2013 Tim was inducted into the Tennessee Auctioneer’s Association hall of fame and is the youngest person in its history to receive that honor. Due to his success and dedication to the industry he has become a sought after speaker on the subject real estate auctions. Tim also serves his community as a volunteer firefighter and is active in several local civic organizations.
Prior to his introduction and full time devotion to the real estate, and accelerated marketing industry he owned and operated a successful home maintenance company and separately a credit factoring firm. Tim has now divested of those companies and is fully dedicated to the clients he services throughout the United States. Using his natural skill for negotiating coupled with a commitment to continuing education, he has been exceptionally successful in working through large and complicated property transactions spanning approximately 30 states and three countries.
As a young man, in connection with his family interests, he resided for a two-year timeframe in Bolivia, South America, where he learned to speak fluent Spanish, growing up in his household he also learned and is fluent in German. Tim’s family life is active; he lives with his wife Ruth Anne and their four children Lilah, Wyatt, Kaitlynn and Peyton.