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SHANNON DEBUS

Owner, Appraiser

A Colorado Native, I grew up in Gunnison, Colorado, and currently reside in Fort Collins, Colorado with my Husband, and our 15 year old Schnauzer, Brewster. My extensive Hospitality background includes  my most recent position as Director of Sales & Marketing, at The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado.  I managed projects including Antique Road Show and Warner Brothers, Dr. Sleep Movie Premiere.   I have been managing appraisals, consignment auctions, and working estate sales  for the past 20 years.  I bring my sales expertise, organization skills, hospitality experience, antique and jewelry appraisal expertise, and management acumen to every project we manage.

PHILIP DEBUS

Owner, Operations Director

Born and raised in Northern Colorado, I come from a hospitality background having recently worked for the Fort Collins Marriott as the Audio Visual Technician.  My expertise is in photography, customer service, auction management and organization.   I currently manage online auctions from beginning to end.  I live in Loveland, Colorado with my family and my two dogs, Koda and Lady. Avant Garde's cutting edge ideas are adding value to the Estate Sales we manage, through community support, recycling, and repurposing.

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