Benefit auctions for non-profit organizations and private
schools are the mainstay of Patrick O'Neill's auction career, and
he is committed to the fundraising success of his clients. Toward
that end, he gives each client individualized attention, provides
consultation services and emphasizes the live auction portion of
the event to yield optimum revenue.
Patrick follows a simple, though highly effective, philosophy:
Identify the unique needs of the client, then develop and execute
a strategic plan that is customized to meet those needs.
- Over 25 years of auctioneer experience
- Engaging and charismatic personality
- Dynamic communicator
- Energetic and intuitive performer
- Uncanny ability to pleasantly persuade
- Detail oriented and results driven
Patrick O'Neill can consult you and your organization through
all levels of the auction process. From marketing outreach to
production, staffing, account management and reconciliation;
Patrick O'Neill has the resources and the knowledge to expertly
guide you toward achieving your goals.
"I am delighted to recommend a stellar
auctioneer, Mr. Patrick O'Neill. If you're in the market for a
skilled auctioneer who has the natural ability to read and engage
your crowd and create bidding excitement for your event, look no
further. This is your man!
Durham Academy has sponsored a benefit auction
annually for the past 28 years. Three years ago, at the
recommendation of another independent day school, we hired Patrick
O'Neill. Our only mistake was not finding him sooner! In the first
year, he increased our profit more than $20,000 over the prior
Patrick is charming, professional and has an
innate talent for successfully reaching into the pockets of
guests. He is an expert at his craft. "
"I have worked with Patrick now for five
years and continue to be amazed by his auction skills. As a
result, Sidwell Friends School's live auction has gone from
raising $190,000 to over $445,000 in five years
to review the expectations and needs of the organization with whom
he's working to help facilitate an experience for the attendees
and committee that meets all objectives. Thus, the auction
atmosphere is fun and engaging- producing financially successful
"I want to thank you and express our
gratitude for the excellent work you did on our behalf of our
Torch for Tomorrow event in New York. With Chris Noth as the
master of ceremonies and Senator Bob Kerrey as the host, you were
working with very high profile and demanding individuals. Both
were impressed with the manner in which you conducted the auction,
as were all our donors&heillp;You were able to generate bids
that exceeded our most optimistic projections, in some cases by as
much as 300 percent. Overall, we took in 55 percent more than we
had expected, all entirely due to your skills as an auctioneer. "
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