Your Instructors

Max K. Walton, Dean of the Walton School of Auctioneering


Mr. Walton, President, Walton and Assoc., Inc., formed in 1976 as a Management Consulting Firm; specializing in conducting Training Seminars for Industry and Government. Mr. Walton has been involved internationally in training over 20,000 people at all levels of the corporate organization in over half of The Fortune's Top 100 Corporations.

Walton has held an Ohio Auctioneer's License since 1979 and has been involved in 3,000+ auctions of all types and sizes including weekly Antique and Auto Auctions, Large Industrial Plants, Commercial, Chattels and many types of Real Estate Auctions.

His background includes executive positions with the following firms: VP Marketing - Sterling Institute, Washington, D.C.: VP Sales - The Center for Organization Development, Rochester, NY: and Regional Director - Kepner Tregoe, Inc., Princeton, NJ.

Harold Farnsworth


Mr. Farnsworth received his Ohio Auctioneers license in 1968. Since that time he has conducted over 2,000 auctions. His experience includes a wide range and scope of diversity with specialties in Farm Equipment and Livestock, Commercial auctions, Industrial, Estate and Real Estate. His expertise includes antique furniture, glassware and quilts.

In addition to his auction activities, Farnsworth is also a licensed real estate agent. He has been selected to sell at the Kidron Equipment Auction, one of the largest in Ohio, and has also sold at the Mennonite Relief Quilt Auction. The Walton school of Auctioneering is proud that he is a member of the staff.

Mark S. Walton

Mark S. Walton, Director

Continuing Education

June 5, 2023 is our next Continuing Education class, details here.


2023 Walton School of Auctioneering

Congratulations to our
March 2023 Class!

Registration for the June 2023 class is now available!

Auction School

  • March 13th - 24th
  • June 19th - 30th
  • September 11th - 22nd
  • November 27th - December 8th


International Society of Appraisers
International Society of Appraisers

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