Board Members

  Gary Boyd
Vice Chairman

Mr. Boyd currently owns Gary Boyd Auction and Real Estate Company in Albemarle, NC. He is an Auctioneer, Personal Property Appraiser, and RE Broker. Mr. Boyd earned a degree in Police Science in 1971 and obtained his auctioneer license in 1982 in addition to several other certifications over the years. Mr. Boyd is active in his community and has served on many Civic Organizations. He has over 30 years of experience in the auctioning profession. He successfully conducts a wide range of auctions, both on-site and on-line, including bankruptcy liquidations, antiques, fine furniture, complete estates, large equipment, vehicles, business liquidations, and successful real estate auctions, both residential and commercial. Mr. Boyd is currently a member of several Professional Associations, including the Auctioneers Association of North Carolina, National Auctioneer's Association, Certified Appraisers Guild of America, Certified Auctioneer's Institute, American Society of Agricultural Appraisers, National Cattleman's Beef Association, and Stanly County Cattlemen's Beef Association. Mr. Boyd was appointed to the Board July 1, 2014 by Governor Pat McCrory to serve a three year term, ending on June 30, 2017.


  Lisa L. Brown

Lisa L. Brown is the managing broker and owner of Inner Banks Real Estate Group, Inc., which is a license brokerage firm in North Carolina and Virginia. Since 2006, she has worked closely with her local Real Estate Community by serving on the Board of Directors and the Professional Standards Committee. She also volunteers her time and effort to serve Habitat for Humanity. Mrs. Brown is a strong member of her community and serves on both the Local GOP and is the Vice Treasurer for the 3rd Congressional District GOP. She lives in Camden, NC with her husband of 16 years and her 3 sons. Mrs. Brown was appointed to the Board on July 21, 2015 as the public member, by the Governor Pat McCrory to serve a three year term, ending on June 30, 2018.


  Daniel DeVane

Mr. DeVane retired from the NC Department of Transportation where he served as the Chief Deputy Secretary/Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that he served 6 years as a County Commissioner in Hoke County and 11 years as a member of the NC House of Representatives serving parts of Hoke, Scotland, Moore, Robeson and Cumberland Counties. He has been a licensed auctioneer since 1976 operating DeVane Realty & Auction. After retiring from DOT, he and his family have resumed the auction business operating in the Fayetteville and surrounding areas. Mr.DeVane was appointed to the Board November 26, 2012 for a three-year term, ending June 30, 2015 and re-appointed on November 3, 2015 for another three-year term ending June 30, 2018. He served as NCALB Chairman 2013-2016.


  Susan Rogers Holder

Susan Rogers Holder is a principal in the firm of Rogers Realty & Auction Company, Inc. Mrs. Holder is involved with all areas of auctions, real estate and management. She has been with the firm since 1986 as a licensed Realtor and Auctioneer and became broker in charge in 1999. She is a Graduate of the NC Realtors Institute and graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute at Indiana University. She is a member of the NC Auctioneers Association, National Auctioneers Association, NC Realtors Association, and National Realtors Association. Mrs. Holder lives in Mount Airy, NC where she is an active member of her church and community. She is married to Samuel Lewis Holder, Jr. and has one son, Samuel. Mrs. Holder was appointed to the Board July 1, 2015 by Governor Pat McCrory to serve a three year term ending June 30,2018.


  William B. Lilly, Jr.

Mr. Lilly is a third generation auctioneer who has been actively involved in the family business since the mid 1990s. As a seasoned professional within the auction industry, he has been instrumental in establishing Iron Horse Auction Companys online presence and internet auction capability in offering small and large assets to an internationally diverse bidder pool. He has been called upon to perform asset verification, recovery, valuations and liquidations on numerous occasions by the U.S. District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court in multiple districts, and has also been retained by many of the national, regional and local financial institutions for his valuation and liquidation experience. Lilly holds Auctioneer licenses in NC, SC, VA, and AL, as well as Real Estate Licenses in NC and SC. He and his family reside in Charlotte, NC. Mr. Lilly was appointed to the Board August 9, 2016 by Governor Pat McCrory to serve a three year term.