Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is pleased to announce that Mark F. Moran has joined the firm in the Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts and Business Development departments. He will perform appraisals and work with estate planners in regions west of Chicago, primarily in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa.
Moran has worked in the antiques business for more than 30 years and most recently was with Krause Publications as a senior editor in the antiques publications division.* He is the author of more than 25 books, including Warman’s Antiques and Collectibles.
Previous roles for Moran include editorial director for F+W Media Antiques Group, editor for Antique Review East magazine, and contributing editor for Antique Trader magazine. He was also the producer of Atlantique City, the world’s largest indoor antiques and collectibles show held at the Atlantic City (N.J.) Convention Center.
“I’m thrilled to join Leslie’s staff at a time when Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is seeing such phenomenal growth and strong auction prices,” Moran said.
“We are delighted Mark is joining us,” said Ms. Hindman. “His knowledge base and established relationships will be an asset to our firm, particularly in his regions of focus. While we have served these areas for many years, we are looking to expand our presence in order to better serve the many antiques collectors who live there.”
About Leslie Hindman Auctioneers
For nearly three decades, Leslie Hindman Auctioneers has been an industry leader combining a local recognition as the Midwest’s leading fine art auctioneers with a global reach of buyers. Founded in 1982, sold to Sotheby’s in 1997 and reopened in 2003, Leslie Hindman has remained a constant force behind high profile auctions of everything from contemporary paintings and fine jewelry to French furniture and rare books and manuscripts and always maintains a practice of achieving the highest prices while maintaining the highest levels of integrity and customer service.
Hindman’s Fine Furniture and Decorative Arts department is online at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers or 312-334-4222.
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