Our Team

Motleys now employs over 60 full & part time professionals, dedicated to the auction and appraisal industry, and offers a full array of asset sales, valuations, and management services.

Motleys has a truly global reach through its investment into internet bidding technologies. International buyers now frequently register, participate, and buy various items of interest and our clients reap the benefits the additional competitive bidding creates. With specialized divisions including Real Estate, Industrial, Appraisals, Business & Estate Liquidations and its sister company, Motleys Richmond Auto Auction we are a company that can provide you with solutions for all of your buying or selling needs.

Each division is accomplished in providing professional, top-level auctions, sales, and valuation services. Motleys is family-owned and operated by second-generation Mark T. Motley, President, and is a Certified Virginia Small Business.


Mark Motley, CAI, AARE

  • President & CEO

Dick Menendez

  • Chief Financial Officer and Chief Compliance Officer

Barbara Gaessner

  • Executive Assistant, Human Resources Manager


Laura Perkins Tripp

  • Director of Marketing, Communications, and Business Development

Karen Munson

  • Art Director

Anneli Jennings

  • Digital Marketing Coordinator

Emma Beckett

  • Graphic Designer

Real Estate & Fortis

Ernie Rogers, CAI, AARE

  • Broker and Auctioneer

Carly Stratton

  • Licensed Agent, Closing Coordinator

Eric Sutter

  • Business Development

Carson Motley

  • Sales Associate

SVN Motleys

Phillip Baxter

  • Senior Vice President


Bill Irvin, Ed.D., ISA

  • Lead Personal Property Appraiser


Jeremy Lehman

  • Director of Operations

Carl Cass

  • Sales Manager, NC Branch

Richmond Auto Auction

Wyatt Carter

  • General Manager

Jackie Fountain

  • Office Manager

Rosemary Hampton

  • Fleet Lease Manager

Daniel LeMonds

  • Operations Manager

John Nuttycombe

  • Director of New Car Dealer Sales

Scott Johnson

  • Digital Sales Manager

Diane Smith

  • Dealer Sales Representative - Tidewater Area

Ron Fox

  • Digital Sales

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