Our Team

Dan Newman

Dan Newman is a professionally certified auctioneer and founder of Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals LLC, having graduated from the Missouri Auction School, the “Harvard” of auction schools. Dan is also a certified personal property appraiser and member of the Certified Appraisers Guild of America. He has over 12 years of broadcast TV and digital media marketing expertise that he uses to help market his auctions.
He is a well-connected, successful sales professional, networker and consummate community volunteer.  He has received an Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Goldpan Award for his volunteer work and was recognized as an Alaskan “Top 40 Under 40” honoree in
2017 by the Alaska Journal of Commerce.  He is also a member of the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors group, and is involved as a board member of the American Red Cross of Alaska, and the BNI Alaska Business Pipeline Chapter, a business referral networking group. Dan is also involved with the Anchorage Chamber’s Young Professionals Group as the events coordinator chair. 
Dan volunteers his time with the Anchorage Mayor’s Charity Ball and is a Rotarian with the Anchorage South Rotary club as well.  Dan is Bilingual in English and Spanish. He is also the very proud father of two amazing boys and the very lucky husband to his fantastic wife.

Alaska's Top 40 Under 40 Award for Dan Newman


Allison Curbow

Allison Curbow is our auction coordinator at Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals.  She has been in the auction industry for 5 years and brings her expertise of client consulting, auction creation, targeted marketing and positive customer experience.

Allison comes from a background of lean six sigma certification and focuses on finding the simplest and most effective way to get the best results.  She has proven to uphold client and customer satisfaction and is driven to make each process better.  She believes in building profitable business relationships based on trust and collaboration.

Nick Cline

Nick Cline is an Auction Coordinator at Alaska Premier Auctions and Appraisals. He has been involved in the collectibles, fine antiques, and auction trade for 7 years and brings with him his expertise of appraisals, auction creation, marketing, client consulting, targeted marketing, and positive customer service.

Nick was born and raised here in Anchorage, Alaska, graduating from Robert Service High School in 2011. He has had a lifelong interest in antiques and collectibles, and has worked with several of the top auction houses in the nation to facilitate sales. He started off collecting small coins and trinkets as a child and has evolved his interest to numerous fields, having bought and sold everything from simple decorators items to museum quality antiques and fine art. His values center around honesty and customer service, striving to ensure every customer is treated with the upmost respect to establish profitable long lasting business relationships.

When he isn’t out searching for treasures he enjoys spending time with his wife and young daughter, or casting a line in search of the next big fishing catch.

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