Meet The Ruckman Group

We are a family owned and operated business located in Knox County Ohio. Our family has been a part of the Knox county community for several generations and we have continued to become more involved in our community as the years have progressed. We look to bring quality auctions to the Central Ohio area.

John P Ruckman

Owner- Auctioneer & Real Estate Agent

John is a native to Knox county and has always loved this rural community. Along with his wife, Amy, they are raising their 7 children here and naturally decided to firmly plant their roots here.
John is a first generation auctioneer and loves all the exciting opportunities that the industry has to offer.

* 2010 Graduate of Reppert's School Of Auctioneering with an Ohio Auctioneers License
* 2017 Graduate of Hondros College- Real Estate Course with an Ohio Real Estate License
* 2019 Graduate of the Certified Auctioneers Institute

Industry Involvement:
* Currently serves on the Ohio Auctioneers Board
* Attends many conferences & continuing education courses to better our services and bring them in line with modern standards.

John K Ruckman

Owner- Auctioneer

John is the father of John P Ruckman, he decided in 2011 to follow in his son's foot steps and become an auctioneer to help build a family business here in Knox County. John along with his wife, Tami, have raised 3 children on their sheep farm in southern Knox County for the past 30+years. John has an extensive background in mechanics and brings his wealth of knowledge to market your tools, equipment and shop items to the right buyers.

* 2011 Graduate of Reppert's School of Auctioneering with an Ohio Auctioneers License
* A life time work history in diesel mechanics, construction management, vehicles and business management.

Industry Involvement: 
* Attends many conferences & continuing education courses to better our services and bring them in line with modern standards.

Amy Ruckman

Office Manager/Cashier/Clerk

Amy is the wife of John P Ruckman. She has come alongside her husband and father-in-law to manage the office, keep the books and help make sure every detail of your auction is taken care of.
Amy primarily home-schools her 7 children and supports her husband in the office duties while he is out on consultations or setting up an auction.

Amy has spent the last several years learning the ends & outs of our auction software so that she can process the auction with efficiency & accuracy. She can often be found cashiering or clerking and managing the staff on auction day.

Amy also holds a license as a Notary Public and can assist in the transfers of titles on auction day if needed. 

Tami Ruckman

Online Auction Manager

Tami is the wife of John K Ruckman. She has been highly involved in developing our online auction catalog presentation. Through several years of helping set up online auctions, Tami has taken it to the next level by investing time and resources into making our online auctions stand out among the rest.

Shelby & Andrew Ruckman

Cashier & Auction Setup

Shelby enjoys spending most of her time on the family farm raising all manner of animals. She can often be found in the office trailer manning our cashiering station and helping set up auctions as needed.

Andrew is currently serving in the US Army in Fort Wainwright, Alaska. When he was home, he would often pitch in and help set up auctions and be a ring-man for his father & brother. We look forward to having him back on the team should he wish to jump back in.

The Tiny Ruckman Group Crew

Sign crew/Clean Up Help

Our tiny auction crew adds their fun and willingness to jump in help wherever needed.
Favorite Duties:
* Prepping Road Signs
* Cleaning Up Before & After Auctions
* Running Water to the Auction Crew
* Ringing for Dad & Papa John at 4-H Auctions
* Taste Testing the Hot Dogs from Suzy's Food Stand

Alice, Eloise, Cora, Johnny, Millie, Ian & Josie Ruckman

Additional Crew & Associates

Setup Crew & Ring-man: John Dewitt, Dave Rush & Tim Kupiec
Cashiers & Clerks: De Ann Ritchie & Kim Hollar
Associate Auctioneers: Jerry Scott & Micheal Hoffman
Concessions: Susan Baldwin- Suzy's Concessions