Andy Poteet started in the auction business at Slidell Auto Auction in 1995, washing cars while attending Slidell High school. In 2000, Andy moved to Houston, Texas, and shortly after began working at Houston’s 1st Choice Auto Auction. Andy worked during the day at Houston’s 1st Choice and UPS in the evenings while attending Lonestar Community College. Having worked in several departments, including registration, lot preparation, detail, fleet lease, and sales; Andy gained a broad experience in the auction process.
After pursuing opportunities in a different field, Andy returned to the auction business in 2015, working as a sales representative at Louisiana’s First Choice Auto Auction. Since then, Andy has taken the lead of the E-commerce department, which has grown exponentially in the last few years. Andy is currently enrolled in Auction Academy, allowing him to be exposed to every business facet and become CAR Certified by IARA.
Andy likes to watch horror movies, go to concerts, and attend Comic Cons when not spending time with his three young daughters and taking road trips with Kat.