Shane Ophus


Business Experience and Education:

  • Thirty five ¬†years selling farm & ranch auctions
  • Owner of Ophus Auction Service
  • Completed the Track and Wheeled Vehicle Mechanics Course in Fort Knox, Kentucky
  • 1982 Graduate of Western College of Auctioneering in Billings, Montana
  • Completed the Graduate Personal Property Appraiser course 101 and 201 from the Auction Marketing Institute
  • Nine years of experience selling farm and ranch equipment retail for farm machinery dealers.
  • Licensed Real-estate salesperson since 2008
  • Licensed Real-estate broker since 2017
  • Has been conducting certified appraisals since 2001

Memberships and Awards:

  • Member and Past President of the Montana Auctioneers Association
  • Member of the National Auctioneers Association.
  • 1997 placed second in the state of Montana Bid Calling Championship
  • 2005 placed third in the state of Montana Bid Calling Championship.
  • Member of the National Association of Realtors
  • Member of the Montana Association of Realtors

Shane Ophus was raised on a family owned farm and ranch. He and his family live in Big Sandy, Montana.