Learn about our Team and Culture
We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your fundraiser a success
Lloyd Cooper, CAI, BAS, PRI
Lloyd is Benefit Bidding’s lead auctioneer. After his graduation from Missouri Auction School in 1990, he founded Lloyd Cooper Auctioneers. He is an active member of the Texas Auctioneers Association (TAA), National Auctioneers Association (NAA), graduate of the Professional Ringman Institute, graduate of the NAA Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (BAS) program and holds the CAI designation from the NAA. Lloyd previously served on the Board of Directors of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Northeast Texas Chapter. He served in the U.S. Navy and attended Washburn University. In his free time, Lloyd is an amateur vintner and owns a private vineyard. He has dabbled as a brewmeister and received a national award for his American Pale Ale. Lloyd enjoys golfing and sporting clays, skeet, and trap.
Kurt Wilbur has 25 plus years in Sales and Marketing. He started as a department manager in a retail music, and worked his way up, becoming a very successful regional manager for the top musical accessory company in the USA. During his tenure, Kurt developed many effective marketing campaigns for the companies for which he worked. As a regional sales manager, he has travelled most of the United States, from California to Florida, visiting hundreds of retailers helping them develop sales strategies to achieve their goals.
He is an avid musician, guitar player, singer/songwriter, and owns 2 United States patents for golf clubs he has invented. A recent graduate of the Texas Auction Academy, Kurt is eager to use his talents at Benefit Bidding for charities and non-profit fundraising.