Auctioneer Angels

Mellisa Nielsen 

Founder & Live Auctioneer

Mellisa Nielsen is a well-known creative and charismatic force in the fundraising and philanthropy world.  She founded * in 2003 to enhance monies raised for non-profits across the nation.

With 45 employees and over $36 million raised for their charity partners, Ms. Nielsen was ready for the next challenge in her career.  "My clients kept asking me if I could help with their live auctions, and anyone who know me knows I am a CAN DO WOMAN!"  Ms. Nielsen was formally trained at "The Missouri Live Auctioneering School in June 2014.  "The Harvard of Live Auctioneering" according to Newsweek Magazine.  

A California native, Mellisa grew up in Malibu and was educated at UCLA.

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