Mike Fredericks joins the Morphy Auctions team from James D. Julia and is our Department Head for the Fine and Decorative Arts Division. Mike is a 13-year veteran with the company, most recently as Julia’s Department Head for the Rare Lamps, Glass and Jewelry division, specializing in 20th century lighting and art glass of the Victorian, Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods. Prior to this position, he was the Operations Manager and Staff Supervisor of James D. Julia, overseeing logistics and production workflow for the organization. Mike previously worked in the commercial printing industry, having been an Account Executive and Manager for a leading New England company with a niche in the auction catalog market. His love of history, photography, experience with production management, and fascination with the auction process made for a natural transition to our industry. Mike has been a licensed auctioneer since 2011.
A U.S. Army Veteran, Mike graduated from various Professional Development and Leadership schools during his five years of service as a Non-Commissioned Officer, and proudly served during the Gulf War of 1990/1991. Following his military commitment, Mike earned certifications from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy, serving both as a Sheriff’s Deputy and Corrections Supervisor.