Patrick Desmond, auctioneer, is an experienced event professional, sports-talk radio show host and standup comedian who brings energy and fun to every occasion. He is a graduate of the Missouri Auction School, a Member of the National Auctioneer Association and a graduate of the Benefit Auctioneer Specialist Program.Transplanted over thirty years ago from the sports championship starved city of Philadelphia, Patrick has enjoyed an extensive career in event planning and management. He has served in this capacity at the Cow Palace, San Mateo County Expo Center, San Francisco City Hall and the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia. He is also the founder and host of the weekly sports-talk radio program “Pat Desmond and the Sports Feed” on KMYC 1410 AM. He is sorry if you have ever called in were subjected to his constant complaining about the sports landscape in his hometown. Patrick also launched and hosted two weekly comedy shows in downtown Roseville and has performed stand-up at the Comedy Spot and Laughs Unlimited in Sacramento. Patrick produced the Telly Award winning television documentary “Afterglow” and also produces the annual Jefferson State FLIXX FEST and the Valley Wide Antique & Collectibles Auction in Scott Valley, California. Patrick lives in Roseville, California with his wife, Rebecca and their thirteen year old daughter, Ellie.
“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.”