Worldwide Auctioneers
Worldwide Auctioneers
Meet The Team
Executive Committee

Mike Ames
Chairman / mike@concoursoftexas.org

Mike Ames started his professional career in 1963 as a mechanical designer in Austin, Texas, in the early days of the high-tech industry. Later moving to Dallas in 1988, he went on to specialize in the acquisition, operation, maintenance or sale of over a dozen companies in a variety of industries. He remains active today in the search for business opportunities and serves as a consultant to business owners or entrepreneurs seeking to start, improve or sell their companies. Mike has owned a wide variety of cars over the years, from a Jaguar XK 120 to a number of Full Classics, including his Cord, Packard, Lincoln and Pierce-Arrow. He has restored several cars in the shop behind his home and has been honored with invitations to some of the most prestigious events on the calendar, including Pebble Beach. Mike was also a two-term Regional Director of the Classic Car Club of America, North Texas Region, and has managed several Nation Grand Classic events as well as serving on the exhibition judging staff.

Roger C. Willbanks Jr.
Chief Judge / chiefjudge@concoursoftexas.org

Roger has been judging, collecting, exhibiting, and writing about collector cars for the past 25 years. He has been a longtime assistant chief judge at the Meadow Brook Concours and has exhibited each year at Pebble Beach approaching two decades.

He specializes in most areas of pre- and post-war collector cars, and some of his favorites include American and European classics and customs of the ‘30s and vintage sports and competition cars from the ‘50s and ‘60s.

Rod Egan
Car Selection Committee / rod@concoursoftexas.org

Rod has managed some of the largest auctions and collections in North America and held senior positions at a number of the world’s leading auction houses. Having sold over $3 billion+ of assets over the past 30 years, both privately and at auction, he is among an elite group of auctioneers to have overseen major asset transfers at that level. Rod specializes in the valuation of fine automobiles and is always accessible to collectors, also overseeing Worldwide Auctioneers private sales division. An avid collector himself, Rod has an extensive knowledge of pre-war European and American classics and sports cars. When not on the auction podium, you will often find him enjoying Concours and club events, road rallies and tours throughout North America and Europe.
                       P.O. Box 181058, Arlington, TX 76096-1058