Keith is a graduate of the Missouri auction school and has been a licensed auctioneer for 19 years. Keith has participated in the Texas Auctioneer's rookie competition in 2001, 2002 and State Championship competition in 2003. He originally grew up in Bellaire Texas, then moved to Giddings opening Faske and Sons Fine Jewelry as a professional jeweler for 17 years. He now resides in Rose City Texas. His studies included management at Texas A&M, diplomas from the Gemological Institute of America in Jewelry arts, Hand engraving, Jewelry management, and Jewelry retailing. He holds an Associates degree in Applied Sciences for Horology.
Keith had been past president of the MHMR board in Lee County and Special Olympics coach for 5 years.
Keith is familiar with all aspects of the jewelry industry and can help in estate auction planning. His expertise is in auctioneering and ringing (a term used when watching for bidders as they bid).