Buck Hutchens is a lifelong resident of Vici, Oklahoma. He is a 1997 graduate of Vici High School, a 1999 Clarendon College graduate with an Associate’s Degree in Ranch & Feedlot Management, and a 2001 graduate of Oklahoma Panhandle State University holding a bachelor’s degree in Agribusiness with minors in Agronomy and Animal Science. Buck joined Smith & Company in 2004 as a Real Estate Sales Associate & Auctioneer and is a graduate of Texas Auction Academy and the Professional Ringmen’s Institute. Buck pursued his broker's licence and in January 2019 was named Managing Broker of Smith & Co. Real Estate Marketing Professionals, Inc.
Buck is very actively involved in our community. Currently, he is an Assistant Chief of the Vici Volunteer Fire Department and has served as a Volunteer Firefighter for 16+ years; Secretary of the Northwest Oklahoma Range Fire Association and member for many years; Chairman of the Vici Education Foundation; Vici Chamber of Commerce member; Shattuck Chamber of Commerce member; Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association Lifetime member; serves on the Board of Directors of the Northwest Cattlemen’s Foundation and is a Lifetime Member; serves on the BCD Leadership Committee; member of the Oklahoma Auctioneer's Association and the National Auctioneer's Association.
Some of the awards Buck has been honored with include:
- Natural Resource Conservation Service - District Cooperator of the Year 2014
- Oklahoma Auctioneers Association Pro Bid Calling Contest Top 10 Qualifier 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
- Professional Ringmens Institute Graduate
- Texas Auction Academy Graduate
In addition, Buck is owner/operator of a commercial cow/calf operation. Buck’s greatest joy comes from time with his two sons Ethan & Tate. He has never met a stranger and enjoys meeting new people. He is always willing to assist in meeting their needs. Buck's diverse knowledge has made him a very valuable asset to our organization and our community.