Martha Boyle Inducted into the Iowa Auctioneers Hall of Fame
Des Moines, IA – On February 3, 2018 the Iowa Auctioneers Association (IAA) inducted Martha Boyle, Holstein, IA into the Iowa Auctioneers Hall of Fame. Martha is the 50th member and second ever female to be inducted into the IAA hall of fame since inception in 1974. The first female inductee was Jerilyn Ann Bergthold of Hannibal, MO in 2004.
Martha grew up in an auctioneer family with generations of commitment to the industry. After graduation from the University of Notre Dame, Martha moved back to her hometown in 1992. Soon after began to work for the family business where she eventually became a business partner with her father. Martha received her real estate license in 1999 and attended the Reppert School of Auctioneering in 2003.
Today she is the fourth generation in an auctioneer business that has been operating for over 125 years. Nineteen years later, she now owns and operates the McGuire Auction Co. Inc. Her husband, Marty, and five daughters also help in the family business.
Martha is highly regarded by her community and peers. She has taken leadership roles in the local chamber of commerce, economic development, and local town celebration committee. She has spent years dedicating herself to the betterment of the community in which she lives and works. Her undying passion for giving back to the industry is reflected in her local and state level contributions. Martha has previously held the secretary position and is a past president of the Iowa Auctioneers Association.