Russ is a 2nd generation auctioneer with over 45 years of auction experience. Russ grew up learning the auction business first hand by from his father, E.W. “Red” McCall. Red owned and operated the Moorhead Sale Barn for over 50 years and conducted thousands of auctions throughout Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska going back to 1935. Russ continued working in the livestock auction market in the late 1980’s being the principle auctioneer for the Sioux City Stockyards. In 1989, Russ with his wife Loretta, started what is known today as McCall Auctions & Real Estate having conducted thousands of auctions including antique, collectibles, farm machinery, ag land, and everything in between.
Russ and his wife Loretta have been married since 1974. Through the years they worked side by side building the auction and real estate business while raising their 3 children Kami, Brent and Andrea. Russ enjoys his free time spending time with family and his grandchildren.