Brad Goode, Auctioneer
Tuxes & Tails Auction
A veteran, award winning news anchor/reporter with 30 years experience. Brad has spent 15 of those years reporting the news in Seattle as co-anchor of KOMO 4 Morning News and KING 5 Morning News. He also covers business news in the Puget Sound region with his franchise segment “Goode 4 Business”. It’s a passion he honed while working as a national correspondent and anchor for CNBC, the business network in New York and Los Angeles.
Brad also hosted the magazine show EXTRA in Los Angeles and was a Sport Anchor for Fox Sports. He has covered news as a reporter in many markets around the country. “While there are serious issues to discuss, you’ve got to laugh at the world and yourself every day," says Brad.
Over the last decade Brad has developed as a passionate charity benefit auctioneer. emcee, event host and auction consultant. He currently helps dozens of charities and other organizations raise millions of dollars each year. Clients include, Highline Medical Center, Alzheimer’s Association, Seattle Symphony, Overlake Hospital, Coast Guard Foundation, Maui Humane Society, 5th Avenue Theater, Dance for a Cure, Cystic Fibrosis, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Marin Symphony, Seattle/King County Humane Society, Bellevue Arts Museum, Forest Ridge School and many other organizations and schools.
Brad helped guide many fund raising and marketing campaigns as a past board member of the Western Washington chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association (1998 to 2009). He also serves as a consultant to help charities increase their fundraising results.
Thank you again for serving as the Master of Ceremonies at the Overlake Hospital Medical Center Bandage Ball gala - a highly successful evening of inspiration as we celebrated "Fifty Years of Healing" with commitments of over $1,000,000! Thank-you!
We were especially appreciative of the way throughout the evening, that you demonstrated a confident command of your responsibilities as themaster of ceremonies and auctioneer. In addition, during our pre-event meetings, you provided insightful and appropriate advice on event timing and scripting and were always flexible with our special requests. Read more.
Many thanks for your outstanding professionalism and commitment to customer service we received during the planning and implementation of our recent dinner auction. Your auction team was absolutely amazing throughout the process from the front office to the night-of staff. The Northwest Benefit Auctions staff truly represented your company well, and using Auction Maestro was the right move to make for our organization.
The skills and experience of auctioneer, Brad Goode, to engage the audience certainly helped bring the crowd to higher spending levels that evening. Thank you very much and congratulations to Northwest Benefit Auctions for a job well done.
Brad Goode is the best Master of Ceremonies that we have ever had! His charisma, talent, humor, are unparalleled and we are so glad that he is a part of our Gala again this year. Since Brad joined our team we have raised nearly $2 million in support of The 5th Avenue Theatre’s education and outreach programs – Brad Rocks!
Brad Goode has been a key influential element in the success of our annual golf tournament and auction! His ability to personalize the event and communicate meaning and purpose has brought bigger bids and happier guests. He eludes joy and compassion as he works the room and finds a way to include everyone from the biggest corporate donors to the newest additions with smaller budgets. We don't know what we'd do without him!