Meet Our Team

With over 150 years of combined auction experience... We are THE TEAM THAT SELLS!

Thomas G Abbott, Triple States Family Auction President​ – With 41 years of auction experience, this seasoned professional is an auctioneer you can trust. Along with a great selling reputation comes a fantastic resume... 1981 graduate of Mendenhall School of Auctioneering, 1985 graduate of the Pennsylvania State Police Municipal Academy Works at Manheim, Adesa, America’s AA & Greater Erie AA. Full time auctioneer in the auto auction industry since 1988.

Brodie Briggs – This gentleman grew up in public auction business! Approaching 30 years of auction experience, he gained his knowledge from working auctions with Cummings & Briggs Auctioneers and various dealer only auto auctions from the mid 90's til present and attended Mendenhall School of Auctioneering (1994).

Chrissy (Briggs) Sellstrom – Proudly bringing over 35 years of auction experience to Triple States Famiy Auction Services! Born and raised in the auction business, she grew up working with Cummings & Briggs Auctioneers and is a Jamestown Business College graduate. She helped start Greater Erie Auto Auction in 2004, and is currently the General Manager there.

Randy Fosberg – Randy has worked with his partners at Triple States Family Auction Services for twenty+ years! He graduated from Mendenhall school of auctioneering in 1996 and entered the car auction industry immediately after graduating, working for Mannheim and Adesa Auctions. He also has auctioneered for many charitable events for the local community and friends!

Ryan Russell – Upon graduating from Mendenhall School of Auctioneering in 2005, Ryan has been in the auto auction business ever since. He worked for Adesa Auctions for almost 10 years, and has been at Greater Erie Auto Auction for 7 years, where he is currently the AGM. He brings 15+ years of auction experience to Triple States Family Auctions Services. 

L Todd Briggs – Founder of Cummings & Briggs Auctioneers in 1974. This 1972 graduate of Mendenhall School of Auctioneering has worked over 40 years selling automobiles throughout Detroit, Pittsburgh, Buffalo and surrounding areas and established Greater Erie Auto Auction in 2004. He retired in 2018 from GEAA. He now proudly calls bids for Triple States Family Auction Services.

“The Team that Sells!”