James Smith is responsible for the operations of the eight companies in the Miedema Asset Management Group which conduct over 600 auctions annually and appraise millions of dollars of equipment. James is a veteran of the United States Navy. He has been an auctioneer since 1973. His entrepreneurial spirit, leadership and vision have contributed greatly to the growth and expansion of all the Miedema Asset Management Companies. He has extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of marketing, sales, customer service and management. James is an award winning auctioneer. He has a passion for training young business professionals and his mentoring of future leaders is widely appreciated.