Nelson D. Jay, BAS
Gavelo Advancement
Address: 5917 59th Ave. NE
Seattle, WA 98105
Primary Phone:
(206) 419-0046
Email: [javascript protected email address]
Join Date: 11/04/2011
Specialties: Benefit & Charity
Fundraising Auctioneer Nelson Jay, BAS, holds the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist designation from the NAA. He is a graduate of the University of Washington and Missouri Auction School in St. Louis. Auctioneer Nelson has served as an active member of the NAA Benefit Auction Summits as a chair, co-chair and task force member in 2016-2020, as well as in 2023. Additionally, he has been a presenting speaker at the NAA Conference and Show. He is a regular contributor to charity and benefit auction industry education as an educator, podcast guest, writer and guest blogger. Nelson works closely with a diverse client list to create a plan for making the most of the annual fundraiser - raising funds, raising friends and deepening the donor connection. Clients include causes, cures, non-profits, foundations, schools, community organizations, trade associations, cultural clubs, and guilds. In addition to fundraising auctions and benefit auction consulting, Nelson acts as emcee and announces fundraising runs, walks and cycling events. Away from the fundraising event stage you can find auctioneer Nelson Jay somewhere on his bicycle, cycling to a client meeting or participating in a 100-mile charity ride with teammates on Team R4C (Riding for Cures). Nelson offers no-obligation assessments of an organization's current situation and will work closely with clients to create a plan that hits the mark. Contact Nelson Jay today to learn how your group can elevate its fundraising experience... and if it isn't the right fit, Nelson knows a super group of qualified auctioneers who can help. He'd be happy to refer you to one of his professional benefit auctioneer colleagues.