Manhattan, Kan. – May 20, 2009 – Purple Wave auction professionals Alan VanNahmen and Dave Sommers recently completed their first year of courses for the highly honored National Auctioneers Association (NAA) Education Institute’s Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) designation.
The CAI designation is one of the most respected education programs in the country for auctioneers. The CAI program is an executive developmental program offering coursework in management skills, business ethics, finance, and marketing. A three-year program, CAI is taught by the nation’s most distinguished and respected leaders in the auction industry. VanNahmen and Sommers joined fellow auctioneers from across the country at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., in March for the educational seminars.