2018 Illinois State Champion Auctioneer 

Kyle Kelso is a young and vibrant, first-generation auctioneer who graduated from Missouri Auction School in 2009 at the age of 18. Growing up on a farm in McDonough County, Illinois, Kyle began to develop an interest in antiques, vintage items, and local auctions. His career began at Bricker Auction Service in Bushnell, Illinois, and soon began traveling the Western Illinois area conducting numerous benefit auctions. Kyle has also become very involved in the surrounding communities through the annual United Way Purse Auction, Western Illinois University Baseball Banquet, Mosaic fundraiser, Ducks Unlimited, Whitetails Unlimited, and The National Wild Turkey Federation.

Kyle is passionate about continuously developing as an auctioneer to better serve his clients and has attended events such as the Dale Carnegie High Impact Seminar, The World Wide College of Auctioneering Bid Calling Seminar, and numerous state and national competitions. At the age of 19, Kyle won the Illinois Auctioneer Novice State Championship and was a finalist in the 2014 Illinois State Auctioneer Contest.

In the summer of 2013, Kyle started his own auction business and conducts sales out of the former Bricker Auction Service facility in Bushnell, IL.  He works diligently to meet the needs of his sellers, while listening to the wants of his buyers. He conducts a professional auction service specializing in antiques, collectibles, estates, and machinery.


1928 model A roadster pick up SOLD $18,200


17055 E 1825th St. Bushnell, IL 61422
ILA# 441.001640