Comedy For Change Event Entertainers – Jonathon Larsen and Rayne Ethetton
Jonathan R. Larsen, BAS
Jonathan Larsen is the President and CEO of Larsen & Larsen Auction Company, which specializes in fundraising auctions as well as premier consulting services for non-profit clients. Jonathan helps exceed fund-raising goals, while offering a wide variety of practical strategies for revenue enhancement.
Jonathan is a certified Benefit Auctioneer Specialist, which is a designation only 1% of all auctioneers have earned. He is currently 1 of an estimated 80 full-time benefit auctioneers in the country. He is a member of the National Auctioneers Association, South Dakota Auctioneers Association, and Nebraska Auctioneers Association.
Jonathan has worked with organizations all over the country helping them achieve their financial goals. He also holds educational seminars to help organizations plan their events. Jonathan recently attended the BAS Summit in Nashville, TN, where he was able to be among 70 of his peers, and had the opportunity to be coached by four International Auctioneer Champions.
He was awarded the honorary title of Colonel from the Missouri Auction School and has received his Benefit Auctioneers Specialist designation from the National Auctioneers Association. Jonathan is the National Auctioneers Association ambassador for the states of South Dakota and North Dakota.
He hosts an event with great professionalism, wit and charm, and he has an amazing talent for drawing a crowd into a program while keeping a continual flow of excitement.
Jonathan resides in Sioux Falls, with his wife Rachel and three children, Phoebe, Elliott, & Amelia.
Rayne extracts her material from her southern preachers daughter upbringing and directly from her own wacky Midwestern life, into a delightfully silly show. From her off-the-wall family, her volunteer work, her marriage, her kids…it all factors in. Her originality and love for people shines through and you will find yourself growing motivated and laughing at the same time! Rayne has brought laughter to Corporations, churches, women’s groups, charities, and conventions for over 12 years. You haven’t heard it until you’ve heard it Rayne’s way!