Louisiana's 1st Choice Auto Auction
Holds 15-Year Celebration
1st Choice Auto Auction is celebrating its 15th Anniversary in May.
The company has seen major growth since its inception in 2002. With
a modest beginning in a portable building selling only a couple
dozen cars its first few weeks, the auction has grown into one of
the industry leaders on the Gulf Coast consigning 700+ units weekly
and employing 110+ people.
reason for the success and growth of the auction is its employees
and culture of giving back, observes John Poteet, Managing Partner.
The staff operates as a cohesive team and practices first class
service both internally and externally.
team is made up of the best people in the industry who practice, on
a daily basis, our company motto: outstanding service begins with
outstanding people," explains Poteet.
General Manager Jacob Warren says, "Our team is eager and
always looking forward to the next opportunity to service our
customers' remarketing needs. We continue to innovate as we grow to
better anticipate and exceed the expectations of our
for its 15th Anniversary, Louisiana's 1st Choice Auto Auction
recently added a new carwash and a state-of-the-art technology
1st Choice Auto Auction believes in investing back in its community
as well. The auction has several employees who volunteer their time
on a regular basis to various charities in the region. The auction
also hosts and sponsors many charity events throughout the year. To
date the auction has raised just shy of $500,000 for deserving
back is ingrained into our culture here at Louisiana's 1st Choice
Auto Auction, and we believe in serving not only our customers, but
our community as well," says Fleet Lease Manager Michael
its 15 year history the auction has held over 700 sales selling more
than 200,000 units, with over 75,000 bidders in attendance.
auction's 15-year anniversary
celebration will be on May 23 at 8:45am, and will include 1000 units
and $25,000 in John Dough Prizes. The auction will also host its
traditional crawfish boil immediately following the sale, preparing
over over 1,000 pounds of the Cajun delicacy.
1st Choice Auto Auction is located in Hammond, Louisiana, and serves
the entire Gulf South and surrounding states. Their entire staff
goes above and beyond to make sure everyone attending has the best
auction experience in the industry. It's no doubt that this auction
has many more anniversary celebrations in its future. From a
portable building to a 15,000 square ft. facility on 35 acres with 6
lanes, a mechanic shop, and fully mechanized carwash, this auction
is truly a valuable gem of the auction industry. Auction day is
Tuesday at 8:45am.
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