May 1, 2019

Meet The UBI Staff

Matt Johnston

Matt is the full time auctioneer and owner at U Bought It. Matt grew up in Troy, Missouri. He is a graduate of Troy Buchanan High School Class of 1997. Matt worked for the school district before moving on to new car sales. He quickly found his love for sales and became a service consultant at water way car-wash were he soon became one of the best consultants in the company. Matt went on to be the General Manager of a full service car wash in west St Louis county. Matt attended and graduated from The Missouri Auction School in the summer of 2013. He has been in the auction business since the summer of 2011. Matt is very well respected in the auction community, having sold near $400,000 in consignments in U Bought It’s first year in business. Matt hits the ground running with both feet, working day and night, to make his auction the best in the Midwest for the buyers and the sellers!

Cristy Johnston

Cahier/Office Manager


Gavel is the UBI auction house dog.

He is a mix between Golden Retriever & Poodle.


He was born in the fall of 2018



Randy is one of a kind to say the least.

The life of the party. The one with the jokes.  

Randy’s primary role at UBI is to help set up the auction from week to week.

You  will  find  Randy  just  off  the  heals  of  Matt.  You  could say  that he  is  Matt’s go  to  guy.  “You  could  say  that.”   To  get  to  know Randy best  just  come  to  the  auction house  anytime you  like  and  get  you  fill.