Edmond PD Officer Tony Newsom covers security at our Edmond and Deer Creek sales. He’s happily married, and enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his kids.
Ann was born in Medicine Lodge, Kansas, but has spent most of her life in the Texas Panhandle and central Oklahoma. Ann was an antiques dealer in Perryton, Texas, for many years, but is now happily retired. She’s married to Garry, a Georgian, and has a pug named Miss Lola.
Bea’s hometown is Crescent. She’s very talented, and sings part time in a professional jazz quartet. Bea loves to entertain. Bea is widowed, and has one son and two grandchildren whom she adores. (P.S.: Bea does a spot on impersonation of Billie Holiday. Seriously. Downright UNCANNY.)
Chris was born in Ohio, but grew up in California. He has worked in the hotel industry, and served as butler to both Senator Dianne Feinstein AND the Getty family in San Francisco. He has two cats and a terrific sense of humor, and his chocolate mousse has been known to make grown men weep with joy.
Ray (a.k.a. “Ray Ray”) is a Pennsylvania boy born and bred. He enjoys fly fishing, working like a dog, and spending time with his brother. You’ll usually find Ray working in the garage, barn, or outside at our estate sales.
Doug is an OKC boy from birth. He’s one of our cashiers, and has a wicked sense of humor. Doug loves spending time with his grandkids, dancing, travel, cooking, and being with his partner, Dr. Mark.
Marty’s hometown? Seiling. (Marty is our chief cashier on staff, and you’ll seldom see him when he’s not smiling.) Marty and his partner, Terry, have an entire bevy of the world’s cutest Chihuahuas. Marty also enjoys playing darts, drinking beer, and dancing. (Oh, and did we mention drinking beer?)
Paul’s from Independence, Missouri — “where the trails end and the buck stops.” He’s a no-nonsense Midwesterner transplanted to the Upper South. Paul likes spending time with his two dogs. He’s also an accomplished organist, and is proficient in American Sign Language and Signed English.
Stephanie is native to Texas, but considers Oklahoma City home. She works as a corporate receptionist during the week, and is considering returning to graduate school. She loves traveling, entertaining, and spending time with her Bichon Frisé, Solomon Paul.
Stephen’s originally from Wetumka, Oklahoma, but currently resides in Norman. He has two sons and two spoiled dogs: a French bulldog named Louis, and a miniature Schnauzer named Vallie. Stephen’s a proud member of the Choctaw Nation.
John’s from Norman. He works in the casino/gaming industry, and is the proud father of three very spoiled dogs. John and his partner, Kirk, collect vintage Disneyana, autographs, and almost anything related to Norman, OK history.
Matt is the owner of the company. He has an academic background in American history, and has been enmeshed in the world of art and antiques for over three and a half decades. When he’s not working (and that’s really rare!), Matt enjoys reading, gardening, and being with his two dogs, Stella (a rescued Rat Terrier), and Stewie (a rescued miniature Poodle).
Kirk, a Tulsan, is one our cashiers. Serious (but never dour), hard working, and thorough — everything you need in a cashier and nothing you don’t. Kirk and his partner of a quarter century, John, have three rescued dogs and a passion for O.S.U. football. Kirk has worked for decades for the Oklahoma Department of Commerce.
Officer Robert Varney, OKC Police Department, provides security for about 90% of our sales. Robert, a native of Maryland, is very happily married, has three children, and enjoys spending time at the lake when he’s not working.
Sherri, an OKC native, both tutors and proofreads when she’s not working estate sales on the weekends. Her academic background? English literature. Her favorite hobby? Fostering dogs for Homeward Bound, the official pug rescue for central Oklahoma.