Meet the Marketing Team

David and Liz Drake, own and operate the Asset Marketing Pros-Trinity Auction Gallery. We offer contract auctioneer, ringman, auction manager and clerking services.  We can give you a valuation or appraisal handled by our appraiser team.

Because we are a skilled marketing team we can handle your liquidation needs in a professional, ethical manner.  We believe in providing transparency in our offerings to buyers and sellers alike. Our auction team has over 30 years of auction marketing experience.  We are here to provide professional auction and appraisal services to meet your needs.  Auctioneers are problem solvers, what can we help you with? 

Looking to sell your assets?

Texas Auctioneer David F Drake CAI CES GPPA

Lead Auctioneer David F Drake

     David F. Drake CAI, CES, GPPA Tx License #16244

  • Principal Auctioneer
  • A graduate of the Texas Auction Academy 
  • CAI – Certified Auctioneer Institute – Masters in Auction Business
  • CES – Certified Estate Specialist
  • GPPA – Graduate Personal Property Appraiser – USPAP Compliant

David is also an FFL License Holder Type 01 Dealer in Firearms Other Than Destructive Devices

As Lead Auctioneer and Certified Estate Specialist for Trinity Auction Gallery, David is experienced in personal and real property valuation and sales through the auction method of marketing. 

His specialties include, but are not limited to Firearms, Gold and Silver Coins and Bullion, Sterling Flatware and Service Sets, Costume and Fine Jewelry, Collectibles, Comic Books, Historical Photos and Documents, Fine and Decorative Art, Paintings, Prints and Sculptures, Household Goods and Furniture, Automobiles, Tractors, and other Farm and Ranch Equipment.  Contract Auctioneer and Ringman for hire to conduct live charity events.

Liz Drake Auctioneer

Auctioneer Liz Drake

Elizabeth Monteson Drake CAI, ATS, GPPA Tx License #16596

  • Auctioneer / Marketing Manager
  • A graduate of the Texas Auction Academy 
  • CAI – Certified Auctioneer Institute – Masters in Auction Business
  • ATS – Auction Technology Specialist
  • GPPA – Graduate Personal Property Appraiser – USPAP Compliant

Liz handles the evaluating and marketing of items, collections, firearms, and other quality household items for auction live or online.  She is the photographer and compiles the auction catalogs, including research and marketing in print and online. Liz is the website developer, and blogger.  She handles the development and maintenance of emails, texts, and social media marketing. Web advertising and marketing are my specialties. Contract writer, document manager, audit and compiler of all auction and appraisals filings.  Contract Auctioneer and Ringman as well as Auction Manager or Clerk for live or online auctions.  Need assistance with our app or bidding online? 

Need assistance in use of new auction technology and the online auction bidding platform?

Auctioneer Liz Drake is available to help with “how-to” basics and the use of our mobile app. She will teach you  “how-to” bid in the new world of online auctions. #1 rule of online auctions? Read the terms and conditions BEFORE you bid 😉

Learn more about auctioneer education and designations

National Auctioneers Association            Texas Auctioneers Association