Live Auction Fundrasing Gala, Tom Riles Nashville Benefit Charity Auctioneer

Moffitt Cancer Center’s Magnolia Ball in Tampa Breaks Fundraising Record of $5.3 Million With Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Conducting the Live Auction and Paddle Raise

By Tom Riles on March 27, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #charity #charityauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #evente #fundaneed #fundraising #gala #liveauction #moffittcancercenter #nashvilleauctioneer #non-profit #paddleraise #tennesseeauctioneer #tomriles

Being on stage for the second year in a row at the Moffitt Cancer Center’s Magnolia Ball was a dream come true. This year we raised over 5.3 Million Dollars! Both the live auction that I conducted, as well as the paddle raise exceed expections, and were a thrill to be a part of. “My … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act, Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act

Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Opens for Ellen DeGeneres Comedy Tour in Washington, DC at Constitution Hall

By Tom Riles on July 19, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #non-profit #paddleraise #tomriles

Ellen’s Last Stand…Up Comedy Tour keeps on rolling along! I’m honored to be bringing my mix of comedy, entertainment, and auctioneering to massive theaters around the U.S. as a part of Ellen’s final tour. Having worked for Ellen for over 17 years, I was thrilled to get the call to open for her one last … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act, Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act

Nashville Charity Auctioneer Tom Riles Opens for Ellen DeGeneres in New York at Radio City Music Hall!

By Tom Riles on July 19, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #ellendegeneres #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #non-profit #paddleraise #tomriles

Ellen’s Last Stand…Up Comedy Tour keeps on rolling along! I’m honored to be bringing my mix of comedy, entertainment, and auctioneering to massive theaters around the U.S. as a part of Ellen’s final tour. Having worked for Ellen for over 17 years, I was thrilled to get the call to open for her one last … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act, Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act

Tennessee Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Opens for Ellen DeGeneres Comedy Tour in Boston at Wang Theater

By Tom Riles on July 19, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #ellendegeneres #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #non-profit #paddleraise #tomriles

Ellen’s Last Stand…Up Comedy Tour keeps on rolling along! I’m honored to be bringing my mix of comedy, entertainment, and auctioneering to massive theaters around the U.S. as a part of Ellen’s final tour. Having worked for Ellen for over 17 years, I was thrilled to get the call to open for her one last … Continue Reading

Live Auction Fundrasing Gala, Tom Riles Nashville Benefit Charity Auctioneer

Tennessee Charity Auctioneer Tom Riles Co-Hosts Benefit Gala DANCING FOR SAFE HAVEN at Omni Nashville

By Tom Riles on July 10, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #entertainment #fundaneed #fundraising #host #liveauction #nashvilleauctioneer #non-profit #paddleraise #tennesseeauctioneer #tomriles #tvhost

This show was fantastic, and I was thrilled to be a part of it for the first year. I shared the stage with Danielle Breezy, Nashville’s trusted meteorologist from WKRN News 2. I was proud to lead the highly successful Fund-A-Need for this amazing event. Danielle and I hosted the dance competition featuring Nashville celebrities … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act, Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act

Nashville Charity Auctioneer Tom Riles Opens for Ellen DeGeneres Comedy Tour in Seattle, Washington!

By Tom Riles on July 10, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #non-profit #paddleraise #tomriles

Ellen’s Last Stand…Up Comedy Tour keeps on rolling along. I’m honored to be bringing my mix of comedy, entertainment, and auctioneering to massive theaters around the U.S. as a part of Ellen’s final tour, resulting in her second Netflix Special! Having worked for Ellen for over 17 years, I was thrilled to get the call … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act, Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act

Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Opens For Ellen DeGeneres Comedy Tour in San Francisco, California

By Tom Riles on July 9, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #ellendegeneres #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #non-profit #paddleraise #tomriles

Ellen’s Last Stand…Up Comedy Tour keeps on rolling along! I’m honored to be bringing my mix of comedy, entertainment, and auctioneering to massive theaters around the U.S. as a part of Ellen’s final tour. Having worked for Ellen for over 17 years, I was thrilled to get the call to open for her one last … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act, Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act

Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Opens For Ellen DeGeneres in Austin, Texas at Austin City Limits

By Tom Riles on July 9, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioncomedy #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #entertainment #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #non-profit #paddleraise #tomriles

Ellen’s Last Stand…Up Comedy Tour keeps on rolling along! I’m honored to be bringing my mix of comedy, entertainment, and auctioneering to massive theaters around the U.S. as a part of Ellen’s final tour. Having worked for Ellen for over 17 years, I was thrilled to get the call to open for her one last … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act, Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act

Nashville Benefit Auctioneer, Tom Riles, Opens for Ellen DeGeneres in Denver, Colorado!

By Tom Riles on July 8, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #ellendegeneres #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #funny #liveauction #non-profit #openingact #paddleraise #tomriles

I was so excited to be back in Denver opening for Ellen DeGeneres. As here long time audience warm-up act, it was amazing to get the phone call to work on her final tour. I hadn’t seen Ellen in two years because we relocated from Los Angeles to Tennessee, and now I’m a full-time fundraiser … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act, Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act

Tennessee Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Opens 3 Shows For Ellen DeGeneres in Santa Rosa, California!

By Tom Riles on July 3, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #non-profit #paddleraise #tomriles

Ellen performed in Santa Rosa to open her HERE AND NOW tour over 20 years ago, and we were all thrilled to be back for three shows this week. The crowds were incredible, and it was amazing to be able to show off my emcee and auctioneering skills at the Luther Burbank Center for the … Continue Reading

Ellen DeGeneres Opener Warm-up Act, Ellen DeGeneres Benefit Auctioneer Comedian Opening Act

Nashville Charity Auctioneer Opens For Ellen DeGeneres in Portland, Oregon!

By Tom Riles on June 27, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #ellendegeneres #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #non-profit #openingact #paddleraise #tomriles

The Ellen tour around the United States continues, and I’ve gotta say the auctioneer part of my opening act is evolving and becoming more fun in each city we visit. I’ve had a couple of people stop me and say, “wait, are you really an auctioneer?” Yes, benefit auctions and non-profit fundraising is what I … Continue Reading