Resume Lynn Dralle

The Queen of Auctions

Lynn Dralle


The Queen of Auctions, Palm Desert, CA

President, 1998 to present

  • Responsible for $100,000 yearly sales in antiques & collectibles on eBay
  • Responsible for $95,000 yearly sales in teaching and training materials
  • Author
    • “The Unofficial Guide to Selling on eBay” Wile
    • “How to Sell Antiques & Collectibles on eBay and Make a Fortune” McGraw Hill
    • “The 100 Best Things I’ve Sold on eBay Series of 4 Books” All Aboard
  • Author of ezine that goes to 20,000 followers (established 2000)
  • Winner of “Best Branding” from eBay corporate in 2005

AKA Publishing Inc, Bellingham, WA

President, 1997 to December 1999

  • Published “The Book of Beanie Babies”,’s best selling title of 1998 in Pop Culture
  • Developed Greeting Card Line distributed for 3 years by Sunrise/Interart (now Hallmark)

Cheryl Leaf Antiques & Gifts, Bellingham, WA

Managing Partner, 1993 to 2002

  • Renovated and remodeled existing family business by classifying, merchandising and expanding store front
  • Increased business 600% through advertising, importing, purchasing, internet and mail order campaigning

May Company, Los Angeles, CA

Buyer, 1987-1990

  • Responsible for increases in sales and gross margin for $12 million domestics area
  • Controlled average inventory of $4 million and improved turnover by 14%
  • Negotiated and planned major programs with key resources; Wamsutta, Springmaid, J.P. Stevens and Revman
    • Department Manager/Executive Trainee, 1985-1987
  • Managed, trained and promoted staff of eight for an area of $1.2 million annual volume.
  • Benefited from executive training program dealing with all functional areas of the comapny


  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA May 1992
  • Master of Business Administration, Concentration:  Marketing and Finance  GPA 3.8
    • Outstanding Student Award from Beta Gamma Sigma Academic Honor Society 1992
    • Dean’s Fellowship for Departments of Finance and Economics
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA May 1985
  • Bachelor of Science Business Administration, Concentration:  Entrepreneurship  GPA 3.4
    • Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Member
    • USC Official Hostess for Alumni and Corporate Events