Officers & Directors

Officers & Directors

William J. Milliken

William J. Milliken
Barridoff Galleries
ME Lic. #1627
312 Gannett Drive
South Portland, ME  04106
(207) 632-3247

Bill is a licensed auctioneer and attorney with a 30-year history as trial attorney, creator of non-profit corporations and business owner in the Portland, Maine area.  Graduating from the University of Southern Maine in 1989 and University of Maine School of Law in 1992, Bill has been involved in the auction industry since the mid-1990’s working for Barridoff Galleries, a fine art auction house located in the Portland area.  Becoming an owner in 2017, Milliken and his partners have endeavored to bring fine art auctioneering into the digital age and to expand its traditional customer base.  A member of the National Auctioneers Association, Milliken hopes as President to help the auction industry in Maine span the digital divide to survive and thrive in these changing economic times.


Carol Achterhof

Thomaston Place Auction Galleries
ME Lic#1517
51 Atlantic Highway
Thomaston, ME

After a 30-year career in marketing and brand management, Carol Achterhof joined Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in 2007 to pursue her lifelong interest in antiques and fine art. She received her Maine auctioneer license in 2012, and she participates in appraisal and cataloging activities at Thomaston Place, particularly in the silver, porcelain, and jewelry categories. She also lends support to branding, media relations, consignment-oriented advertising efforts, and special event activities.


Ruth Lind, CAI, BAS, GPPA

Director and Past President
Moxie Auctions LLC
Maine license #1571
PO Box 527
Stockton Springs, ME 04981

Ruth graduated from Mendenhall School of Auctioneering and has completed numerous courses of graduate study in the field of Auctioneering, specializing in Benefit Auctions. Moxie Auctions was born to serve Maine nonprofits in raising the funds they need to accomplish critical work in our state. Ruth is an active member of the National Auctioneers Association, and currently serves as the NAA Ambassador to Maine. As an Appraiser, Ruth specializes in vintage and antique quilts.


Ed Wheaton

Ed Wheaton Auctions
ME Lic. #1261
198 Pinkham Rd.
Pittston, ME 04345

Ed has been involved in buying and selling of cameras and photography related items for at least twenty years. As an auctioneer, his team believes in providing good honest services and building a team that will ensure that we can achieve the best value and best solution possible for a client. Our services range from selling a single item to doing a complete clean out and leaving a home realtor ready. We hope to be around the business for a spell and to have an auction that is family friendly and conducted with integrity.


Rusty Farrin

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Farrin’s Auctions
Lic # 0356
26 Water St.
Randolph, ME  04346

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