RITCHASON AUCTIONEERS, INC.
TURNING MACHINERY INTO MONEY SINCE 1989.
Ritchason Auctioneers Inc. was founded in 1989 in Nashville, Tennessee and has since found a home 30 miles east of Nashville in Lebanon, Tennessee. Over the past 27 years, the company has met the challenges of changing industry standards, assisted many customers with equipment needs and is blessed with continuing success in the auction industry.
RA specializes in heavy equipment and commercial truck sales which includes construction equipment, farm equipment, vehicles, dump trucks and trailers. We host quarterly on–site auctions in March, June, September and December. In the past year, our registered on-site bidders have averaged 600-750. Our growing online audience has found much success and ease with our online bidding platforms. We are also equipped to go directly to our customer’s site to provide off-site sale service with the same professionalism as you would expect at our auction facility in Lebanon, Tennessee.
Over the years, our customers recognize the first class branded look and auction organization that RA provides. Our experienced staff, unmatched customer service and business integrity truly set us apart from the rest of the industry as we successfully compete with some of the largest auction companies in the world.
What makes RA different? We allow you, the customer, more flexibility and control when it comes to your buying and selling needs. We believe in an atmosphere where our customers are treated like friends and family. We provide an amazing customer experience that only a locally owned and operated business can provide. You have a real choice when it comes to selling your most important assets and we would like to earn your business.
Meet our team Members
President & Founder
Dewain celebrates 40 years of experience in heavy construction equipment sales and auctions. After leaving the family farm at the age of 21, he began his career as a set-up man for Thorpe Sales. His knowledge and desire to help others has gained him much respect in the industry.
Secretary & Co-Founder
In the early years, you could find her cataloging, tagging and climbing all over the equipment to do inspections. Alongside her husband, Beth has helped cultivate Ritchason into what it is today. Her administrative gifts and attention to details are evident within the Ritchason facility and their outstanding team.
Sales Consultant | CAGA
Daniel joined us in 2010, and quickly became someone RA can count on. He has over 15 years of experience in the equipment industry. Daniel oversees and manages all the day to day operations of Ritchason Auctioneers. He has his Auctioneer’s License, is a certified personal property appraiser and a Public Auto Auctioneer. Daniel’s versatility is a great asset to the team.
Chad comes in with extensive experience and a strong vision to achieve successful outcomes for his customers. He has built a vast knowledge of farm equipment and machinery. Chad attended the Nashville Auction school, is a personal property auctioneer and also owns and operates Breaking B Farms in Lebanon, TN. We are glad to have someone on our team that is knowledgeable and passionate about the farming lifestyle and business.
Hunter joined the Ritchason Auctioneers team in 2014 with mechanical experience. You can find Hunter to be the first one on the yard and always has the gate open for everyone. He is our on site mechanic and manages the detail and get ready side of the auction. RA is proud to have such a hardworking young man watching after our yard.
Admin. Assistant & Title Clerk
Here at RA you will see a friendly, familiar face when you walk through the door. Vicki welcomes everyone with a smile and has done so since 2000. She works as our administrative assistant and is dedicated to the team. Assisting consignors with their titles is her specialty. Attention to detail is a must and she strives to provide the best in customer care.
Hired as a bookkeeper in 1999, Vanessa has worn many hats and is now our accounting manager. Whatever was necessary, she has always been willing and capable to accomplish! With Vanessa’s degree and experience in the field, she is a huge asset to the RA Team.
Nicole’s human resource knowledge and management skills; as well as her positive attitude make her a welcome addition to RA. Nicole works directly with our marketing and design team. She is excited to be with an excellent team and looking forward to her future with Ritchason Auctioneers.