Description Now, more than ever, it's essential to keep and strengthen your relationships with your benefit clients. Hear some ideas for how to care for your clients in this season of being on hold. Contributors Mark G. Schroeder, CAI, BAS, CES Mark Schroeder CAI, BAS, CES of Auction brio llc. has emerged as one of the hottest auctioneers in the United States and his demand for raising money for non-profit organizations is meteoric. He is one of the first 90 auctioneers in the United States to possess a Benefit Auctioneer Specialist certification from the National Auctioneers Association. Mark has risen to become one of the most requested benefit auctioneers in Texas and the Great Lakes Region. He uniquely entertains his audiences with his polished stage and microphone presence, talent and enthusiasm.He is a 23-year veteran of the television and radio industry spending 17 years at WJW-TV, Cleveland's Fox8 News as a multi-television Emmy Award winning and Telly Award winning sports anchor. Mark is a fulltime professional benefit auctioneer possessing auction licenses in the state of Texas, Ohio Indiana, Illinois and Pennsylvania. His expertise is conculting, strategizing and educating the auction committee by introducing fresh ideas in order to bring in more money prior to the event. His innovative ideas for the live auction, Fund-A-Need and silent auctions have doubled and tripled dividends for his clients.