Benefit Auctioneers are invaluable asset to any nonprofit gala wine auction. In 1993 wine appraiser Tom DiNardo founded DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers. Since its founding, DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers has achieved an outstanding reputation for fundraising consulting, record setting benefit auction revenues, and client satisfaction. DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers is currently ranked as one of the “Top 4 benefit auction firms” in the nation.
Tom DiNardo has appeared as a featured celebrity auctioneer on TLC’s “Wrecks to Riches” television program. Mr. DiNardo has worked with luminaries such as the Tonight Show’s Jay Leno, baseball legend Yogi Berra, Tyler Florence, and Joe Piscopo. Tom is a regular contributor to WineSquire.com and he is a freelance writer for Wine Enthusiast, Decanter, and Santé magazines. Tom is credited as being the first professional auctioneer to join the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). Mr. DiNardo is a certified sommelier with the International Sommelier Guild, and he is currently the only benefit auctioneer in the nation holding that credential. Tom DiNardo’s biography has been included in Who’s Who in America – the nations’ best biographical resource on America’s most notable men and women.
Tom DiNardo has been referred to as “one of the nation’s preeminent benefit auctioneers.” Prior to entering into his chosen craft of auctioneering and fundraising consulting, Tom had worked in the wine industry in both California and Washington. A true entrepreneur and veteran benefit auctioneer, Mr. DiNardo now had a unique opportunity to marry both his passion for benefit auctions and wine together in pioneering what is today one of the most exciting and newly emerging trends – charity wine auctions. Tom is a featured contract wine auctioneer for Chicago based ERI wine auction gallery and a wine judge for many international wine competitions. With a reverence for the grape, Tom continues his passionate pursuit today as a wine consultant and wine educator who teaches others about oenology and wine collecting. DiNardo & Lord Auctioneers welcomes the opportunity to serve your organization.
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