Daniel Kruse, a third-generation auctioneer with 30 years of experience, has participated in converting billions of dollars in assets through oral bid auctions, placing him among an elite worldwide group of 15 to 20 auctioneers. Mr. Kruse is recognized internationally for liquidating energy, construction equipment, trucks and trailers, real estate, mobile homes and collector cars for over 5 billion.
In 1970, Daniel, along with his family at Kruse International, Inc., founded the world's largest classic car sales organization, headquartered in Auburn, IN. In the '90s, Daniel formed Dan Kruse Classic Car Productions, a San Antonio-based classic car auction firm that conducts the longest-running auction event for collector cars in the United States.
Honored as one of the top 50 auctioneers in the world by Auction World, Daniel has also assisted banks and financial institutions with asset liquidations, selling many entire operating companies.
A graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) at Indiana University, Daniel has frequently been quoted in The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, along with most major newspapers in the country. Daniel also attends and is involved with the John Hagee Ministries of San Antonio, and constantly strives for excellence with every endeavor in which he is engaged.