About Us

Meet Thad Himmelbrand

Thaddeus Himmelbrand

Owner

Principal Auctioneer

270-791-3954

Thad has been the owner and principal auctioneer of First Choice auctions since 2018. Since that time, he’s helped hundreds of customers navigate the estate sale process. He specializes in antiques, collectables and vintage furniture, with over 25 years of experience.

In addition to estate sales, he also runs a weekly online consignment auction where he assists sellers in listing, advertising, and selling their valuables.

If you or your family need help selling personal property – whether it’s one item or total liquidation of an estates – give Thad a call at 270-791-3954 and see how First Choice Auctions can help you!


Thad lives in Bowling Green, KY with his wife Anne and their 5 children (Matthew, Daniel, Grace, Samuel, and Bella) and their dog, Jack. When he’s not selling, he enjoys grilling out and spending time with his family.

Prior to owning First Choice Auctions, he owned Main Street Antiques in Smiths Grove, KY and a tag sale business.