About UsSelling everything from farm machinery to 3100-acre ranches, we are Northwest Oklahoma’s choice for all of your land auctions and real estate needs.
In 1987, with only a hand held PA system and a 2 room office on a side street in Mooreland, Ira Smith formed Smith & Company Professional Auction Services.
Over the years, the business has grown exponentially and today Smith & Company Auction & Realty, Inc. has become a full service auction and realty company with a fully computerized cashier trailer, state-of- the-art equipment, and a full auction and real estate team.
The key to our growth has been our niche for marketing and our extensive mailing list. Proper marketing is key no matter the method of sale (auction or real estate).
Our marketing program includes high quality color flyers coupled with internet programs, mass mailers, detailed search engine packages, traditional and full print color signs, specialty mailers, radio, television, and more!
Auctioneer / Real Estate Broker
Ira Smith was born and raised on a small farm north of Mooreland, Oklahoma. It was at an early age that he fell in love with tractors and quickly developed a love for the land. At the age of 14, Ira began working for area farmers and ranchers and quickly learned how to operate multiple different types of equipment.
Ira graduated high school in 1980 and began his college career in Shawnee at Oklahoma Baptist University. He later attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. During Ira’s college career he completed auction classes, marketing classes, soil classes and many different other agriculture related studies. On the weekends and during the summer he worked auctions throughout northwest Oklahoma and the Panhandle. This is how he received his start selling everything from farm equipment and heavy machinery to real estate. Ira received his real estate license in 1983, graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1985 and in 1987 Smith & Company was formed.
Ira’s most recent accomplishment is the completion of his Auction Technology Specialist (ATS) designation in 2012. ATS is a program which trains auction professionals to enhance their services to customers through coursework which focuses on lead generation and prospecting, internet marketing, websites, inventory management, image hosting, and computer marketing strategy. To maintain this designation, Ira must complete 24 additional hours of continuing education courses every three years. As an ATS graduate, Ira is among less than one percent of auctioneers throughout North America with this specialized training.
Ira is very involved with community and loves to give back. He conducts many benefit auctions throughout the area some of which include the Mid-day Ambucs annual benefit auction, NW District NRA banquet and auction, OSU Posse club annual fund raiser auction, Woodward Chamber of Commerce annual benefit auction, and many surrounding area 4H and FFA trophy auctions.
Ira has held offices such as Past President and Board Member for the Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association, Longtime Member of the National Association of Auctioneers, Past President and Board Member for the Board of Education Mooreland, OK, President and Board Member of the Mooreland Economic Development Organization since 1997, Chairman of the Board for the Woodward Industrial Foundation, currently serving as Chairman on the Woodward Hospital Board and the Board of Directors for the Woodward Chamber of Commerce.
Ira has also been fortunate to receive several awards including:
- 2012 State Auctioneers Association Hall of Fame
- Recipient of the Black Jacket Award for continued support and contributions to the Woodward District Premium Livestock Show
- Voted Best of the Best Auctioneer by the Woodward News every year consecutively from 2001 through 2012
- Voted Most Popular Real Estate Agent 2001 and 2012
- Received the 2010 High Plains Technology Partners for Progress award from the Oklahoma Association of Technology Centers
- 2006 Best Color Advertising Contest Winner at the Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association Convention
- Honorary Chapter Member of the Mooreland FFA
Shelly Palacios is a graduate of Northwestern Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work. Shelly is a member of the Church of the Nazarene. Shelly has a special place in her heart for children. She serves on the Pregnancy Center Board in Woodward, has been a team leader for “Team Hayden” raising money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and is very involved with her children’s activities.
Shelly is married to her husband, Israel, and they have 4 boys: Jesse, Brent, Adrian and Isaac. She and her family have been involved in Foster Care and have expanded their family through the Foster Care Program.
Sales Associate – Woodward
Wendy was born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. She attended the University of Miami in Miami, Florida where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education. She has lived in Lawton and Alva but has made Woodward her home since 1983.
Wendy retired from the State of Oklahoma in 2003, after 25 years of service with the Department of Human Services. While employed, she acquired her Realtors license and has continued to work for Smith and Company for 15 years.
Wendy would be most pleased to assist you with your real estate needs.
Sales Associate – Mooreland
Cathy Smith attended Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva and Oklahoma State University in Stillwater. Her professional experience includes newspaper marketing, professional printing, accounts payable and receivable, and insurance management. Cathy serves as the Children’s Church Director at Mooreland First Baptist Church. She holds a sales associate real estate license and is a member of the Northwest Oklahoma Board of Realtors, the Oklahoma Board of Realtors, National Association of Realtors, the Oklahoma State Auctioneers Association and the National Auctioneers Association.
Cathy resides in Mooreland with her husband Ira and together they have 5 children. Sierra and husband Mike, Morgan, Kyle, Hope, and Courtney. They also have 5 wonderful grandchildren.
Sales Associate – Woodward
Tamra Provines was born and raised in Vici, OK and obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing from Oklahoma State University. (GO POKES!) After graduating, she moved to California in 2005 and began her real estate career specializing in commercial apartment sales of 10+ units in the Greater Los Angeles market. Feeling the need to experience both coasts, she moved to Florida in 2009. She held the title of Director of Marketing and Sales Development with a media-consulting group in Miami, and then acquired her Florida Real Estate salesperson license, specializing in residential home sales. She is married to Tyler, and they have one son.
Tamra says “Attitude is everything!” She works hard to turn buying or selling a house into a pleasant process. In her opinion, buying a house should be fun and exciting and selling a house should be a time of looking forward to life’s next adventure.
Sales Associate – Leedey
Debra is married to Kenny Rounds. They live in Leedey, Oklahoma and have 2 children Jocelyn and Sheldon. She studied business at Northwestern Oklahoma State University and Oklahoma State University. Debbie received her Real Estate license in 1986 and was active until 1990 when she took a leave of absence to stay at home with her children.
In 2006, Debbie started working part-time for Smith and Company Auction & Realty, Inc., helping with estate auctions, personal property auctions, mineral auctions, and open houses. Debbie is currently an active Real Estate Sales Associate for the company.
Auctioneer – Leedey
Kenny is a Rancher/Farmer in Leedey, Oklahoma. He is married to Debra Rounds and they have two children, Jocelyn and Sheldon.
Kenny graduated from Oklahoma State University in 1981 with a degree in Animal Science. Kenny joined Smith and Company in 2006 as an auctioneer and also helps out as a ringman.
Kenny serves his community by participating in several local events.
Auctioneer – Vici
Buck Hutchens is a lifelong resident of Vici, Oklahoma. He is a 1997 graduate of Vici High School, a 1999 Clarendon College graduate with an Associate’s Degree in Ranch & Feedlot Management, and a 2001 graduate of Oklahoma Panhandle State University holding a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness with minors in Agronomy and Animal Science. Buck joined Smith & Company in 2004 as a Real Estate Sales Associate, Auctioneer, and Ringman. He is employed at the Bank of Vici as a loan officer. And he operates a farm/ranch together with his wife Aidreana and their two children; Ethan & Tate.
Buck is very actively involved in our community. Currently, he is an Assistant Chief of the Vici Volunteer Fire Department, Secretary of the Farmer’s Cooperative Association, Secretary of the Northwest Oklahoma Range Fire Association, Treasurer of the Vici Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of the Vici Education Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of the Northwest Cattlemen’s Foundation, BCD Leadership Committee, Western Oklahoma River Road Run, and Community Bankers Association of Oklahoma’s Horizon Bankers.
Buck has never met a stranger and enjoys meeting new people. He is always willing to assist in meeting their needs. His diverse knowledge has made him a very valuable asset to our organization and our community.
David is a native of Shattuck, Oklahoma. He holds a bachelor of science degree in business from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and graduated from auction school in 1983.
David has conducted several hundred auctions in NW Oklahoma over the past 30 years and has been a top ten finalist in the Oklahoma Auctioneers Association bid calling contest. David and his wife Tammy enjoy farming and ranching in the Shattuck area and spending time with their children and grandchildren.
Cortney Gainer grew up in Freedom, OK and graduated from Mooreland in 1994. She attended NWOSU in Alva and studied Business Administration at Autry Technology in Enid, OK. Cortney graduated from the school of Pastorial Leadership Christ for the Nations Bible College in Dallas, TX in 2004. She was the director of the Pregnancy Center in Beaver, OK for 3 years. She attends the Living Word Fellowship and is involved in the Children’s Ministry. Cortney worked at Mooreland Grade School for 7 years before she received her Real Estate License in 2015. She is married to Bobby and they have 3 children Kobe, Desa, and Micah.
Cortney states, “I’m excited about my future in Real Estate and I am ready to help you with the purchase or sell of your home, land or business.”
Sales Associate – Arnette
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