Staff Bios

Royce Williams (Owner)

Royce has owned the Greater Tyler Auto Auction since it opened in 2001. In addition, he also owns a ranch and a car lot in Lufkin. Royce spends his free time with his family and grandchildren. He can often be found out on the lanes during the auction, helping on the block, and assisting with the sale.

Wayne Cook (Owner)

Wayne has owned the Greater Tyler Auto Auction since it opened in 2001. Wayne and his wife Sandy also own and operate the Lufkin Dealer's Auto Auction and a car dealership in Lufkin. Wayne works one-on-one with his clients and provides them with everything they need to facilitate their sales and purchases. In his free time, Wayne enjoys spending time with his family and working on his farm.

Sandy Cook (Owner)

Sandy helps in the office at both the Greater Tyler Auto Auction and the Lufkin Dealer's Auto Auction. She handles all of the accounting and financial dealings of the auction. Also, she handles the payroll for both companies. Sandy enjoys relaxing at her home, genealogy, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. If you see Sandy, then her dog, Lex, is not to far behind always looking fabulous

Natalie Glover (PR / Sales)

Natalie joined the Greater Tyler Auto Auction in 2011. She has been in the auto industry since 1999. She focuses on new car store dealers and consignment dealers. You will also find her out on the block repping cars on sale night. Taking care of each and every customer is her number one priority. She makes sure to go the extra mile when it comes to customers. She is personable and professional. You can expect the best when doing business with Natalie.

Jacque (Office Manager)

Jacque is in charge of making sure the office runs smoothly and everything is kept in order. She is very hands on and has a go getter attitude when it comes to make sure the process is complete. She knows what it means to have great customer service to help dealers with any questions or concerns they may have at any step in the process. If you need help with something, she is the person to talk to!

Shelby (Fleet Lease Manager)

Shelby joined Greater Tyler Auto Auction at the beginning of 2017. She handles all areas of repossessed units, pre-sale readiness, and repossessed unit titles. She specializes in customer service and making sure that the re-marketing companies are well taken care of to get the most out of every unit.

Kaylea (Marketing / Office)

Kaylea is in charge of special projects for the auction, marketing, social media, and setting up special events and auction, and more. She has been with the auction since 2013 starting off as a block clerk and moving her way up in the company. She is currently working part-time on Tuesdays.

Steven (IT Administrator)

Steven handles the workload of anything related to the computer equipment, website, and the online auction. He has since taken a position with a local Hospital, but continues to help out during the week and on Tuesday's nights for the Auction. He can answer pretty much any question you may have about the online auction. Steven has been with the auction since late 2012.

Angie (Title Clerk)

Angie handles title work, financial paperwork, and helping people out when they need to. She is the jack of all trades and can handle pretty much anything that is asked of her. Angie processes all of the titles and cuts checks for titles. She also handles title updates and any title questions that you may have. 

Dahlia (Spanish Liaison)

Dahlia has been working at Greater Tyler Auto Auction since 2007, she has since taken a position with another company, but still works with us a few days a week. One of her most valuable contributions is that she is bilingual in Spanish and English. She works almost exclusively with the Spanish-speaking dealers, including translation assistance. Dahlia has experience with a wide variety of customers and says she most enjoys her co-workers and the variety of her job.

Jerrell (Lot Supervisor)

Jerrell came to the Greater Tyler Auto Auction in 2007. He coordinates the placement of vehicles into the sale and ensures that the cars physically go through the auction. Jerrell makes sure that cars are called in, mileage and VIN numbers are correct, and that everything is ready for sale night. He assists Shelby with the repo units by coordinating storage and run dates and completing the condition reports. He also assists with wrecker duties. Jerrell enjoys working with horses and spending time with his children.  

Rick (Lot)

Rick has been with the Greater Tyler Auto Auction for years. He calls in the vehicles, does pull out requests, and moves the lot around. Rick also helps to manage the repossessed vehicles on the lot. Condition reports done by Rick are always detailed and complete. Count on Rick to help you with the finer points of buying and selling your vehicles.

John Henry (Lot/Transport)

John Henry coordinates the pick-up and delivery of all non-repossessed units. He makes sure units are picked up and delivered to dealers. In addition, John Henry runs errands for the office, delivers titles and checks, brings titles to the auctions and retrieves necessary items. He can always be counted on to get the job done with a smile on his face. 

Terry (Wrecker Crew)

Terry has been with the Greater Tyler Auto Auction since it opened in 2001. He operates the rollback wrecker and does a majority of the transport and pick-ups of the inoperative vehicles. In addition, he transports vehicles to the sale for various Repo companies and moves the inoperative vehicles in and out of the sale. Terry can get any car out of anywhere!

Darren (Wrecker Crew)

Darren does transport and pick-ups of units for sale, as well as delivery of units that have been purchased. He works to help with the Arbitration of vehicles post sale, and can help to answer any questions one may have concerning the Arbitration process. Also, Darren helps the guys at the gate take in and release vehicles.

Janaye (Kitchen)

Janaye keeps you well-fed on auction night! She creates the menus, the amazing sale-night specials, and buys and cooks all the food with the assistance of her team. Janaya also cooks for the bosses and keeps them full and happy. She enjoys the variety of the menus she gets to prepare and always enjoys trying a new recipe. She invites you to come hungry on sale night and try the Special before it sells out! She is also the owner of a Cafe booth in Canton called Momma's Mess, so check her out on First Monday weekends in the main Arbor area!

Live Auction!

Live Auction!

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Vehicle Line Up

Vehicle Line Up

Take a look at our frequently updated vehicle line up that run every week, be sure to check out the pictures!

Our Affiliates

Our Affiliates

Learn about the affiliates of Greater Tyler Auto Auction. From AuctionACCESS to Flooring Companies.

Our Services

Our Services

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