Director of Operations
EDUCATION: University of North Dakota – B.Acc
As Director of Operations, Margaret Owens is able to utilize her 30+ years of experience in accounting and contract management. From managing and auditing the books of individual companies and clients, to forensic accounting for specialty clients, and even implementing accounting software solutions, Margaret has used her Accounting degree to support businesses and clients since 1986.In 2012, Margaret added Fundraising and Development to her experience, by supporting one of her true passions, animal rights, through the SPCA. For 4 years, she supported fundraising efforts, chaired event committees, and worked with the event staff to help ensure success for the organization. Because of this experience, she brings a unique perspective, and a strong desire to ensure each non-profit event’s success. Margaret looks forward to supporting each charity to her best ability, and helping DSA move to the next level as an organization.
“David Sobon’s auction system has helped many local non-profits exceed their fundraising goals. His entertaining and engaging style motivates donors to give more than I have ever seen before.”
“I have had the opportunity to work with David on several occasions. He is diligent, hardworking and always energetic and enthusiastic. David is an example of how it should be done. He is willing to share ideas that will make the end goal easily attainable and easier on everyone involved.”
“I’ve worked with many auctioneers at community events, and David Sobon is a step above in class, enthusiasm, and humor. He brings his passion and works his charm to elicit bids and donations to unanticipated levels. He’s a professional in every aspect and is a highlight of the events I’ve seen him participate in.”