Auctioneer/MC Partners


Misty Marquam~ Auctioneer

 Founder and Principal Auctioneer at Marquam Auction Agency, is a powerhouse of energy and enthusiasm. Specializing in fundraising, charity event planning, data-driven revenue strategy and equity, Misty and team work tirelessly as organizations’ ambassadors. She has but one goal for her partners: bring the fun while showing them the money!  MAA is the first and ONLY fundraising auction agency in the NATION comprised of minorities with emphasis on serving minority and underrepresented groups. Innovating FUNdraising since 2006, this native Oregonian, foodie and mother of two is a World Wide College of Auctioneering graduate, a Benefit Auctioneer Specialist (only 1% of all auctioneers attain this designation and of this 1%, only 3% are POCs!), a St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Fundraising Ambassador and a member of the National Auctioneers Association.   


Michael Faith ~ Auctioneer

Michael Faith, auctioneer with Marquam Auction Agency, has been passionately supporting nonprofits for more than 15 years as a charity event planner.  He is well-versed in all aspects of fundraising, having held several management positions, and an executive director role, in non-profits.  His experience makes him an invaluable consultant for non-profits, both before and after events.  Michael is a graduate of the World Wide College of Auctioneering, a member of the National Auctioneers Association and a Benefit Auctioneer Specialist candidate.  He also holds a master’s degree in social work and is a published author. 


Nicole DeCosta ~ MC

Dubbed "Personality+," Nicole DeCosta is a content creator and gifted storyteller, whether on TV, the radio or in print.   Winner of more than 35 state and national writing awards, DeCosta also shares her enthusiasm for the entertainment industry when conducting red carpet interviews and emceeing events.  She is the host of Portland's The CW TV network, "PDX Stop and Chat," and a contributer to radio's KPAM AM 860.  

Software/Ticketing Partners



Simple Web-based software designed for Volunteer-driven fundraising auctions.  Design the auction mix that's right for your group- from small auctions to large galas to online auctions- we've got you covered.  Mix online bidding, paper bid sheets, live auctions, and mobile bidding in any combination you want.

Contact Event Savvy to set up your event now.


Greater Giving

Greater Giving Event Software manages all the details necessary to plan and run a successful gala event and benefit auction. It allows you to register and track guests; manage vendors, sponsors, and volunteers; organize item procurement; manage guest seating; send email communications; print night of event documents like bid sheets; and report and analyze event success. In this package, Greater Giving Event Software is delivered on one platform—Event Software Online, used for planning and managing a fundraising event on the cloud.


Ticket Tomato

Ticket Tomato is your alternative to oversized national ticket retailers. Whether buying or selling, we're committed to an efficient, fair and excellent ticket experience. Finding and buying tickets is easy with online purchasing and ticket printing. Selling, promoting and event management is simple with Web-ready event tools. Join us and make your event a success.

Preferred Production Partners


Meyer Pro

Here at MeyerPro we work hard every day to equip our clients with the best tools to effectively communicate their message to their audience. This means high-quality equipment and high-quality people who are passionate about what they do. Audio-visual services, broadcast services and rentals. We are here to help and would love to hear from you!


Greenlight Creative

Greenlight Creative provides award-winning lighting production services for events of all kinds, designing a custom solution to help your event look amazing and achieve its goals.     As you may have guessed, we spend very little time bogging you down with technical considerations––that’s our job, after all.  Instead, we focus on your event’s unique objectives, designing a lighting solution that helps you attain the results you need, at a price you can afford.


Wager Audio

Wager Audio specializes in providing high quality sound reinforcement and full production support for a wide variety of events. Our technicians are nicely dressed, experienced professionals that care about the success of your event. Our equipment inventory consists of professional grade, well maintained industry standard elements.