September 23/24 – Mike Jones, United Country Auction Services and Sam Darwish, Skinny IT

Our Guests for the September 23rd/24th edition of PlayMakers Talk Show:

Mike Jones, President, United Country Auction Services

Sam Darwish, CEO, Skinny IT

Join us Friday afternoon at 3:00 and Saturday afternoon at 2:00 for an Encore Presentation on 770 KAAM (

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Mike Jones, President, United Country Auction Services


An auctioneer since 1978, Mike Jones, serves as President of United Real Estate Group where he supports the nation’s largest integrated system of real estate auctioneers. Mike is also President of Mike Jones Auction Group and President and Director of Texas Auction Academy.

United Country has over 700 offices in 45 states with 4,000 associates. Mike provides United Country auctioneers with cutting edge and industry changing processes to enhance their individual company’s performance and to offer a wide range of marketing & technology services as well as project assistance.

Mike founded the Texas Auction Academy in 1992, one of the nation’s largest auctioneer training programs. The school has trained over 2000 auctioneers. Mike has conducted over 3,000 auctions globally for clients including Fortune 100 companies, international banks and the United States government.         

                 Phone: (214) 945-4556                    Phone: (972) 387-4200





Sam Darwish, CEO, Skinny IT


Before venturing out on his own with Skinny IT, Sam Darwish spent over a decade in senior leadership positions at technology companies like CompuCom, OnForce and Locus Telecommunications. Sam’s knack for developing new – or revitalizing – business units was called upon multiple times in these roles.

Founded in 2010, Skinny IT specializes in providing information technology services to enterprises across various industries. Utilizing longstanding relationships with top-service IT providers, hardware manufacturers and software publishers, Skinny IT transforms businesses’ IT departments and improves efficiencies by offering system design and engineering, professional services, system integration, as well as ongoing logistics and support.

Phone: (800) 473-4307

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