OCONOMOWOC - Oconomowoc-based auctioneer Carol Miller
was inducted into the Wisconsin Auctioneer’s
Association’s Hall of Fame recently.
ceremony took place at the annual WAA Conference & Show
held at the Best Western Conference Center in Stevens
Point from Jan. 24 through Jan. 26.
the 2016 inductee, Miller joins a small group of
Wisconsin auctioneers to hold the honor - one of the
most prestigious in Wisconsin’s auction industry.
Hall of Fame honors auctioneers who have established
high ethical standards, have a willingness to share with
others in the industry, practice honesty and integrity
in their business, and contribute to their communities,
according to a release form the WAA.
Carol and her husband, Todd, own and operate Bailey’s
Honor Auction, LLC in Oconomowoc. They perform live and
online auctions, as well as many benefit events.
has pursued her auction education by attending the World
Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, Iowa, and
is also a candidate of the Certified Auctioneer’s
Institute at Indiana University where she will be
completing her third and final year in 2017.
is a member of the Wisconsin and National Auctioneers
Associations, where she has served in several leadership
positions including the WAA President in 2013.
Carol Miller earned a bachelor’s degree from the
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse; was the winner of the
Wisconsin State Championship Auctioneer Contest at the
Wisconsin State Fair in 2013; is a renowned antique
expert since 1989; and a 2013 top seven finalist in the
woman’s division of the International Auctioneer’s
addition to serving as director and multiple officer
positions within the Wisconsin Auctioneer’s Association,
she has also chaired several committees and is an
instructor for the State of Wisconsin for Continuing
has also appeared on the TV program called “If Walls
Could Talk,” an award-winning HGTV show that finds
historic and interesting items within renovated homes
and puts a price on them.
and Carol are the parents of two daughters, Lynzie
(Peter) and Allison (Jon) and a new granddaughter, Maisy.
Bailey’s Honor Auction, LLC was named after Emma Bailey,
the first female auctioneer, and has been in business
for more than 22 years.
more information about Bailey’s Honor Auction call
262-569-8687 or visit