John P. Ruckman

John P. Ruckman

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County auctioneer John P. Ruckman recently completed the National Auctioneers Association’s prestigious three-year CAI program.

Ruckman, of The Ruckman Group, finished his training at the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI). Developed by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA), the CAI program is the industry’s premier training program for auction professionals.

Ruckman joins an exclusive group of auction professionals as there were approximately 860 current CAI designation holders in the world as of March 2019.

The three-year designation is an intensive, executive development program offering professional auctioneers instruction and coursework in business management, ethics, communication, finance, strategic planning and marketing.

The NAA conducts CAI every year in March at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. CAI candidates join auction professionals from across the world to learn from some of the nation’s most distinguished and respected industry leaders.

To learn more about Ruckman call 740-398-6522 or email or visit

For more information on CAI, contact the NAA at 913-541-8084 or visit

About The Ruckman Group

Founded by father and son auctioneer duo John K. Ruckman and John P. Ruckman, The Ruckman Group is a full service auction company operating in and around the Knox County area. With a family focus on professionalism and education The Ruckman Group has the resources needed to make your auction a success. For more information, please visit

About the National Auctioneers Association

Founded in 1949, the National Auctioneers Association provides critical resources to thousands of auction professionals used in the marketplace. The NAA’s headquarters are in Overland Park, Kansas. To learn more about the auction method of marketing or to find an NAA auction professional in your area, visit

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