MEET OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM100 Years Of Combined Experience
We’d Be Proud to Handle Your Business!
J. Stout Auctions is a company made up of people who want your business to succeed. We want this to be your best year ever, and we would be honored to be a part of your supply chain. We’d love to meet you. If you’re in the neighborhood, please stop by and say hello.
Jake Stout – Co-Founder
Jake has nearly 20 years of experience in making sure companies have the right heavy equipment. Rentals, sales, and of course, auctions. During that time, he’s built a network of professionals who share his passion. J. Stout Auctions is the culmination of that work and experience.
Jake Stout’s philosophy:
“I say what I do and do what I say when working with a customer. I value your voice as a customer above anything else and have built J. Stout Auctions around this principle.”
Ron Schultz – Co-Founder
Ron brings over 40 years of industry experience to J. Stout Auctions. As a former owner of Oregon Truck Center, Ron knows the heavy equipment industry like no one else. Along the way, he has worked with every brand and has dedicated his career to building lasting customer relationships.
Ron Schultz’s philosophy:
“The most important part of my work has always been fostering a relationship with my customers. This is a theme you’ll see among our staff and embedded in our company culture. We are all relationship driven and we will work hard to earn your trust and take care to make sure every aspect of your transaction is just right.”
Jim McNeal – Sales Manager
Jim has been in the equipment business for over 30 years and brings with him industry knowledge in these key segments:
- Quarry & Aggregate
- Asphalt & Paving
- Governmental & Municipal
- Manufacturing and Distribution
With a strong background in these key markets, Jim offers a unique and well-rounded approach to the equipment business.
Jim McNeal’s philosophy:
“Being customer friendly and focused is really the only way to succeed in business, take care of your customer and they will take care of you. And don’t forget to have some fun along the way.”
Ned Burleigh – Operations Manager
Ned has been key in making sure things run smoothly at J. Stout Auctions. His considerable experience with heavy equipment and auction yards specifically has been invaluable to maintaining customer satisfaction. Ned manages our inventory and staff with the confidence of a seasoned pro, and we’re lucky to have him here in Portland.
Ned Burleigh’s philosophy:
“I approach every customer challenge with the notion that I CAN help you. So far, this has never failed. My goal as an Operations Manager is not just to help you with the logistics of your sale or purchase, but to establish a rapport and relationship with you as a customer.”
We’re all long-time residents of Portland, invested in cultivating lasting relationships with the heavy equipment community in which we live and work. We encourage you to come by, shake our hands, and gain the confidence of knowing you are working with reputable professionals.