Meet Our Founder

Todd Thompson
Todd ThompsonFounder
Todd Thompson is a founding partner and current owner of Todd Thompson Auctions and is recognized as one of the leading real estate auctioneers in East Tennessee. Todd has over 25 years experience in real estate auctions, land development, and real estate investment with a prior work history in land surveying.

Todd attended school at the University of Tennessee and is a graduate of Reppert School of Auctioneering, Auction Marketing Institute (CAI) and has been real estate instructor and past President of Great Smoky Mtn Assoc. of Realtors. Todd’s list of achievements includes Tennessee State Bid Calling Championship and a finalist in the 2003 International Auctioneering Championship. Todd and his family reside in Sevierville, TN.

Staff & Professional Auctioneers

Jamie Case
Jamie CaseOffice Manager
Jamie Case joined Thompson Carr Auctions in 2006. She manages the full range of administrative, logistical and operational duties, along with all the accounting functions for the firm. Jamie coordinates all pre-Auction, Auction Day, and post Auction site events. Daily she guides Todd Thompson Auctions to be a company that provides the best auction service available. Jamie and her family reside in Seymour, TN.
Chad Williams
Chad WilliamsRealtor/Auctioneer
Chad has always had a vision for the real estate market and has bought and sold many properties in East Tennessee. He is a graduate of Nashville Auction School and Knoxville School of Real Estate. In January of 2017, Chad along with Todd formed the new real estate division named Thompson Williams Properties Llc, were they list, sell and lease properties throughout the Tri County market area.

Alyssa Woods
Alyssa Woods Marketing/Graphic Designer
Alyssa Woods is a currently a student aiming to receive her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Graphic Design and Business at the University of Tennessee. She received her Associate of Science degree in General Studies at Walters State Community College. Alyssa joined Todd Thompson Auctions in 2017, and works closely with Jamie, our office manager, to handle pre-auction preparations. She handles all of the company’s marketing content, including designing our auction brochures, newspaper ads, email services, and marketing through social media. Since the company has recently began using an online bidding platform, she plays a large role in making sure our online auctions run smoothly. Alyssa currently resides in Seymour, TN.
Dale Carr
Dale CarrAuctioneer
Dale began his auction career in 1993 by attending Reppert School of Auctioneering. In 1997 Dale joined with Todd Thompson and they formed Thompson Carr Auctions. After leaving Sevier County Electric System with 30 years of service, he obtained his Real Estate Broker’s license and Certified Auctioneers Institute certificate.  Dale worked full time with Thompson Carr until 2012 until his partial retirement from the company. He continues to be involved with Todd Thompson Auctions, working every auction when his schedule will allow.
Brian Gamble
Brian Gamble Auctioneer
Brian Gamble joined Todd Thompson Auctions in 2004. Brian serves as lead auctioneer in all areas of machinery, equipment, and personal property auctions. He has successfully completed all requirements for his designation of GPPA Graduate Personal Property Appraiser along with being a graduate of the CAI Certified Auctioneers Institute from Indiana University. Brian and his family reside in Seymour, TN.
 Gary Blalock
Gary BlalockAuction Coordinator
Gary Blalock joined Thompson Carr Auctions in 2009. He is the lead supervisor for the ring work for all live on-site auctions for Todd Thompson Auctions. Gary brings a warmth, excitement and energy to every auction, insuring that every transaction between the Buyer and Seller is a seamless transition. Gary and his family reside in Sevierville Tennessee.
Ben Reams
Ben ReamsAuction Coordinator
Ben Reams joined Todd Thompson Auctions in 1998. He is a lifelong resident of East Tennessee who successfully owned and operated businesses in the area, and is an active real estate developer. Ben works close with our founder evaluating, preparing, and coordinating all activities for our live on-site real estate auctions. Ben and his family reside in Sevierville Tennessee.
Brian Spencer
Brian SpencerAuctioneer
Brian Spencer joined Todd Thompson Auctions in 2010. He is a 2nd generation auctioneer following in a family tradition which originated in Missouri. Brian fills a multitude of roles for Thompson Carr Auctions from set up and ring work, to providing key auctioneering skills. Brian and his family reside in Gatlinburg Tennessee.
Auctioneer / Realtor
James “Mike” Carr joined Todd Thompson Auctions in 2017. Mike is a graduate of Mendenhall School of Auctioneering and Nashville Auction School. He also received his real estate license from the TN Real Estate Educational System. Mike and his family reside in Sevierville, TN.