Leslie Hindman Auctioneers expands to Atlanta market

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ATLANTA – Leslie Hindman Auctioneers will expand its regional reach to Atlanta, Georgia. This will be the Chicago-based firm’s eighth location in addition to Denver, Milwaukee, Naples, Palm Beach, Scottsdale and St. Louis.

Mary Calhoun has been hired as director of business development for the location. Calhoun is a civic leader who sits on the board of numerous local organizations including the Atlanta Opera, the Trust for Public Land, Atlanta History Center, Cherokee Garden Library and Cherokee Garden Club.

Calhoun spent seven years at Sotheby’s New York in a number of business development and marketing roles. Notably, she oversaw marketing initiatives for the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Duke and Duchess of Windsor collections. Calhoun worked closely with management teams, specialists in numerous categories and all areas of client service. She received her bachelor of arts in classical languages from Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.

Regarding Leslie Hindman Auctioneers’ expansion into Atlanta, Michael Shapiro has joined the firm as a senior adviser. Shapiro is a former director at the High Museum of Art.

“We plan on making Atlanta a major auction center,” said Leslie Hindman, founder and CEO of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers. “We are delighted that Michael Shapiro and Mary Calhoun will lead our efforts in building a hub for the entire Southeast.”

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers is a globally recognized brand with over 60 auctions conducted annually. For more information contact the auction house at 312-280-1212.