Everything begins with care. Recently, Freddie was on a tour of a school for students who were deaf or hard of hearing and it hit him. This is why he loves this work! Seeing the impact the teacher was having on the students (George) and knowing it was because the effort that went into fundraising drives Freddie Silveria Auctions to make the best, better!
Freddie’s mom (Gena) battled chronic back pain and cancer (colon & pseudomyxoma peritonei) for over 15 years. Weekly doctor visits, daily pain medication management, and frequent ER visits… Freddie became a care giver at a young age.
Freddie Silveria earned his BA in Communication from Saint Mary’s College (Moraga). Then studied Leadership under former Director of the CIA, Leon Panetta at the Panetta Institute for Leadership & Public Policy. Freddie was a #1 ranked Account Sales Manager for PepsiCo for nearly 30 months until he decided he wanted his work to be more fulfilling. In 2014, he began training to be a presenter for Learning for Living’s “Breaking Down the Walls” school culture program. Since, he has presented at high schools and middle schools across the country. BDTW’s brings about 200 students together each day for activities and conversation around creating communities of care with the premise that “It’s hard to hate someone whose story you know.” In 2016, Freddie was actively involved with non profits in the Sacramento and Bay Area when he was asked to auctioneer a fundraising gala. It was a natural fit early on so in 2018 he went to the World Wide College of Auctioneering in Mason City, Iowa.
Today, he owns Freddie Silveria Auctioneering & Consulting. Where his team works full-time with schools and non profits to maximize their fundraising efforts. He also presents and speaks with youth for Breaking Down the Walls and the National Student Leadership Council in Washington D.C.
Freddie lives in Sacramento and travels frequently across US & Canada. He enjoys basketball, outdoor adventures, and frozen yogurt with friends.