Granger, Thagard and Associates, Inc
January 1996 - present
Granger, Thagard & Associates, Inc., is an auction marketing firm specializing in real estate and other significant assets. The GTA team has a diverse background capable of serving clients' needs with education, experience and service.
Jack F. Granger, president, brings to his role a background of sales, business, communications, public relations, real estate and auction marketing.
G. W.(Bill) Thagard, vice president, has a background in the military, conventional real estate brokerage, appraising, auction marketing and construction. This knowledge is instrumental in achieving successful results for his clients.
Since 1987, Kay Granger Thagard, Marketing Director, has managed the creative tailor-made marketing efforts for the firm's clients.
Tony Thagard is the first of the second generation of auctioneers at Granger, Thagard & Associates, Inc. Tony has a background in web and other multimedia development. He also manages computer operations and target marketing activities. Tony graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Business Administration (Finance).
James L.(Jim) Jordan and Guy Able assist in coordinating the firm's many activities to insure the success of every GTA project.
Both Jack and Bill have their CAI designation from the Auction Marketing Institute. The CAI designation is awarded to those individuals who qualify as professionals within the auction industry. AMI is the national organization for professional auctioneers located in Overland park, Kansas. Both Jack and Bill are also members of local, state and national real estate and auctioneer organizations.
All GTA auction marketing associates are either real estate brokers, real estate salespersons, auctioneers or auctioneer apprentices. Granger, Thagard & Associates, Inc. has a network of real estate brokers and auctioneer professionals, across the nation, who can be called upon for a specific "experience curve" for each special client's situation.
Granger and Thagard began their professional career with antique auctions, farm auctions and business liquidations. Marketing varied real estate properties and other significant personal property assets in the Southeast has been their focus since the mid 1990's.
GTA has sold millions of dollars worth of real estate and significant personal property assets. They have become immensely familiar with necessary steps of auction marketing to satisfy their clients. They realize the importance of quality marketing and take pride in their attention to detail. Their willingness to go the extra mile insures a successful auction.
Granger, Thagard & Associates, Inc.
1806 Oxmoor Rd, Birmingham, AL 35209
205-326-0833 / 205-803-4104 fax