Chairman and CEO, Founder
Kenneth R. Kleve
President and COO
Michael F. Bader
Chief Inspiration Officer
A Nationally recognized Benefit Auctioneer and Consultant, Mr. Fiske has experience and expertise in entrepreneurial corporate operations and sales. He has been instrumental in the growth of every company with which he has worked. His knowledge and understanding of event management, particularly auctions and golf tournaments, is the cornerstone of the expansion of MaestroSoft's current and future product offerings.
Mr. Fiske has developed a national reputation by providing auctioneering and auction consulting services for organizations from the Arthritis Foundation of Washington to Zonta International through Northwest Benefit Auctions for many years. He has helped raise millions of dollars for a wide variety of organizations. He is regularly called upon to train auction committees in the techniques which increase auction yields, while maintaining a fun-filled environment required for a successful benefit auction. His clients routinely earn much more money from their auctions as a result of the added efficiency gained from implementing his tips. He is the auction consulting knowledge base from which the basis for AuctionMaestro was formed, and continues to add his expertise to the product improvements. Mr. Fiske is regularly called upon as a speaker and presenter for conferences and workshops for organizations such as the American Heart Association, United Cerebral Palsy, Operation Warm and numerous Rotary, Kiwanis and other service clubs.
Mr. Fiske's past corporate experience includes over ten years at John Fluke Manufacturing Co., an electronics equipment manufacturing company, where he was their "Summit Club" winner as the top field sales person in just his first full year, then rose through the sales ranks to become the National Sales Development Manager. While at Fluke Manufacturing, he established new business methods, automated the sales force through an innovative field automation system, and was an innovator of new processes to create efficiency in the sales channels. An instructor in both the Miller-Heiman Strategic Selling system, and in the Deming principles of Continuous Improvement, he is able to motivate and train sales forces to achieve excellent results. Following his career at Fluke manufacturing, he was Director of Sales for Precision Digital Images Corporation where he established the company's sales channels during its start up phase. He has also served as the Vice President of Sales for Adaptive Software, another start-up software company, where he was instrumental in helping to acquire initial funding in excess of two million dollars.