MOUNT CRAWFORD, Va. – Janice Hannah has been named consignment manager at Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates. She is responsible for overall consignments and client cultivation for the auction company.
Hannah comes to the Jeffrey S. Evans team from nearly six years as Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation’s Chief Officer – Major Gifts with the . Her responsibilities included marketing and promotion, fundraising, event planning, major gift cultivation and overall development. Outside her current responsibilities, Janice, with a devotion to community awareness and the preservation of the valley’s historic heritage, serves on the New Market Our Town Development Committee, and is a member of the New Market Women’s Memorial Society.
Janice has long had a fascination with antiques and collectibles, especially those relating to folk art and sees this union as a perfect pairing.
“I am very excited about this career change,” said Hannah, “It affords me the opportunity to create firm relational foundations with prominent collectors, and promote multinational associations thereby linking the Shenandoah Valley’s history with museums and collectors worldwide.”
“Janice has all the qualities we were looking for in a consignment manager” said Jeffrey Evans, owner of Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates with his wife, Beverley. He added, “Janice has the perfect disposition for this job; she is a stickler for detail and empathetic to the difficult process of selling a prized collection or settling a loved one’s estate. Since we opened the doors in 2009 our business has flourished and so has our team, and we are excited to have Janice on board.”
Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates is recognized worldwide as the leading expert in Virginia and other Southern decorative arts and American glass/lighting. The company holds many auction records including the highest price ever achieved for a piece of Southern furniture and folk art.