Our Team: Lynne Zink

Lynne Zink, CAI, BAS, Professional Auctioneer


Specializing in benefit auctions, Lynne’s vibrant auctioneering skills and professionalism empower non-profit organizations. Consistent client testimonials state that Lynne’s energetic style and enthusiasm are contagious and her personal connection to engage each audience makes the difference to realize their fundraising goals.

Ms. Zink earned the title of 2012 International Auctioneer Champion (IAC) in Spokane, WA and is serving as the 2012-2013 Ambassador for the National Auctioneers Association (NAA). Zink is also the 2005 Maryland State Bid Calling Champion and was awarded 2006 Maryland Auctioneer of the Year, selected by her peers for her outstanding contributions to the auction profession. Ms. Zink was also awarded Outstanding Alternative Educator of the Year while working as a high school teacher for at risk students.

Lynne holds a B.S. Degree in English/Secondary Education with a minor in Theatre. Ms. Zink has achieved the prestigious Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) designation, which is the highest level of educational designation for professional auctioneers; only three percent of auctioneers nationwide hold this professional designation.  She has also earned the Benefit Auction Specialist (BAS) professional designation which provides Auctioneers with advanced training in planning and conducting successful benefit auctions, as well as techniques to establish a successful and profitable benefit auction business. She is a graduate of Mendenhall School of Auctioneering, President of the Auctioneers Association of Maryland and is active in the National Auctioneers Association and Toastmasters International.

Ms. Zink has been active in the auction profession since 2001 conducting real estate, personal property, antique and fundraising auctions.  Residing in Maryland, Lynne and her husband Bill have two children Jake and Anna. Lynne pursues her personal interests in outdoor activities, music and theatre.

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