Our Team

Richard G. Bryant, MA Phy.Sci.  |  1932-2011
Founder & Auctioneer

Mr. Richard Bryant founded Bryant Auction in 1967 with his wife Barbara Bryant. As a proud veteran, educator, and auctioneer, Richard had a love for many things. He, however, cherished his family most of all. Mr. Bryant passed away in March of 2011.


Barbara A. Bryant
Co-Founder

Richard's loving wife Barbara enjoyed taking care of their four children and founded Bryant Auction with her husband over 45 years ago. She was the cashier, clerk, and manager. Barbara has since retired and loves spending time with her many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Richard H. Bryant
President & Auctioneer, NAA Member

Richard, the eldest son of Richard Sr. and Barbara, learned the art of auctioneering from his father at age 13 and helped his family run Bryant Auction for many years. Since his parents' retirement, Richard took over the company and most recently moved the business and his family to the Lake of the Ozarks, MO.


Dylan R. Bryant, M.P.A.
Webmaster, Marketing Coordinator, & Cashier

Dylan is the company's webmaster, marketing coordinator, and cashier. He started his auction career at age 13. Dylan manages the company's marketing and online presence, and cashiers and settles every auction. In addition, he works as a legislator assistant in the Missouri House of Representatives, is a board member and the executive secretary at the American Leadership & Policy Foundation, and holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Arkansas State University.


Robert "Bobby" G. Bryant
Auction House Manager & Ringman 

Richard Sr. youngest son, Bobby, is the auction house manager and a ringman. Bobby is responsible for pre-auction setup, item procurement, and the management of floor staff. Bobby possesses expertise in vehicles, boats, motorcycles, watercraft, furniture, antiques, and tools.


Angela M. Schejbal
Office Manager & REALTOR®

Angie is the office manager and a licensed realtor belonging to the National Association of REALTORS® and the Bagnell Dam Association of REALTORS®. Angie is responsible for managing consignment records, auction scheduling, and specializes in marketing and selling real estate at auction. 


Danyale R. Bryant
Clerk

Danyale started her auction career at age 12 and is now one of the company's best clerks. She is responsible for capturing every item's description, auction price, and consignor and buyer information. In addition, Danyale is also a legislator assistant in the Missouri House of Representatives and a recent college graduate of Westfield State University studying psychology, sociology, and art.


Gary Devault
Assistant Auction House Manager & Ringman

Gary is this company's assistant auction house manager and ringman. Gary is responsible for coordinating and conducting consignor pick-ups and assisting in conducting the auction the day of the sale, displaying items, taking bids, and helping customers understand and partake in the auction process.


John "Army" Buckingham
Logistics & Event Coordinator

John is the company's logistics and event coordinator. He is responsible for onsite auction setup and specialty auction arrangements. In addition, John holds a Federal Firearms License, and is an expert in guns, coins, and antiques. Mr. Buckingham also served in the United States Army for twenty-six years, is active in his church, and is a Boy Scout Leader. John also helps the community by assisting Bryant Auction in conducting numerous charities every year.


Brian K. Ivie
Ringman, Online Sales, & Asset Protection

Brian is the one of the company's best ringmen, online sales coordinator, and head of the asset protection team. He is responsible for assisting in conducting the auction the day of the sale, displaying items, taking bids, and helping customers understand and partake in the auction process. Brian also helps the auction company get the best prices for its consignors by integrating online sales with the traditional onsite auction method. In addition, Brian ensures the company's assets, both personnel and inventory, are protected and secure. Brian also helps the community by assisting Bryant Auction in conducting numerous charities every year.


David A. Coutchie
Auctioneer & Ringman

David is one of the company's auctioneers and ringmen. In addition, David is a licensed realtor and a member of both the Missouri Professional Auctioneers Association and the National Auctioneer’s Association. David is active in the Springfield area. His expertise is land, cattle, vehicles, and the regulations and standards of the profession. Dave helps with several charities annually throughout the state.


John Wright
Auctioneer & Ringman

John's upbeat personality as an auctioneer and ringman energizes the crowd and makes attending an auction exciting. John's expertise ranges from household items and furniture, to collectibles and electronics.