Mr. Terrel joined United Country Real Estate in January 2007 and brings an extensive real estate and auction background to the company with 30 years of professional auction and bid calling experience across the United States. He serves as the President of United Country Auction Services where he oversees the management and operations of the largest integrated real estate and auction company in America. Terrel is also the Lead Auctioneer and a Broker for United Country – Heritage Brokers & Auctioneers based in the Northland of Kansas City, Missouri. Mr. Terrel is a former Board of Director of the National Auctioneers Association and is Past Chairman and President of the Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association. In 2007 he was named the Oklahoma State Champion Auctioneer and in 2010 he was named the Kansas State Champion Auctioneer. In 2019, Mr. Terrel was inducted into the Oklahoma State Auctioneers Associations Hall of Fame.
Mr. Terrel is a graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) at Indiana University and holds the Accredited Auctioneer Real Estate (AARE) designation. He is a graduate of both the Missouri Auction School and the Texas Auction Academy, where he is a certified instructor.
Terrel also is Co-Owner and Chief Operating Officer of a nationwide oil and gas marketing company (MineralMarketing.Com), which specializes in oil & gas lease consulting, marketing and mineral rights sales. His experience in corporate management the leasing and direct sales of oil and gas mineral properties has allowed the company to grow their operations into fourteen states across the U.S.
During his career, Shawn Terrel has become recognized as an industry authority on conducting online auctions and live internet auction simulcasts. With over 4,000 auctions under his belt, Mr. Terrel has facilitated many of these events incorporating online internet auction technology solutions. Primary area of expertise include: agricultural, recreational, residential and commercial real estate; oil and gas properties; heavy equipment and industrial assets. Terrel has called auctions which resulted in more than $50 million dollars in a single day’s sales price.
Mr. Terrel is a (Retired) Senior Field Artillery Instructor with the Oklahoma Army National Guard where he has over 21 years of service. Terrel resides with his wife Lucinda and two children Kaitlin and Nicholas in the Kansas City, MO area.