Andrew Truman


James D. Julia Auctioneers
Toured In

Andrew joined the staff of James D. Julia, Auctioneers in 2000. A teacher by training, he graduated in 1995 from the University of Oregon with a B.A. in English. He taught several years at a private school in Eugene, Oregon so the desire to continue to learn and grow, to share his passion and knowledge with others, and to interact with people have been at the forefront of his personal development.

Since coming on board at Julia’s, Andrew has worked to build Julia’s Advertising, Toy and Doll division to one of the finest in North America. Andrew is renowned for his fair and honest approach to both buyers and sellers. He is also a skillful writer, authoring many of Julia’s press releases. Andrew is a Maine native, and currently lives in Augusta.

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