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Johnson Consulting Group Announces Lori Salberg As Director of Business Development

February 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Johnson Consulting Group Announces Lori Salberg As Director of Business Development

Scottsdale, AZ -- Johnson Consulting Group is excited to announce Lori Salberg as Director of Business Development, with a focus on technology, accounting, and business consulting solutions. Lori joined Johnson Consulting Group in December of 2017, and has quickly made a [...]

Matthews Memorialization Enhances Cremation Product Line to Better Serve Customers and Families

February 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Matthews Memorialization Enhances Cremation Product Line to Better Serve Customers and Families

PITTSBURGH, PA – Matthews Memorialization, a part of Matthews International Corporation (MATW), today announced the launch of a refreshed and enhanced suite of cremation products featuring more personalization options designed to meet the preferences of families choosing cremation. The upgraded [...]

Two Hearts Pet Loss Center Announces the 2019 Pet Loss & Grief Certification Course Schedule

February 12th, 2019|Comments Off on Two Hearts Pet Loss Center Announces the 2019 Pet Loss & Grief Certification Course Schedule

SOUTHLAKE, TX — Two Hearts Pet Loss Center is pleased to announce the 2019 Pet Loss & Grief Companioning Certification classes. Due to demand, for 2019 there will be 3 opportunities for end-of-life pet care professionals to find a class [...]

New Memorials Direct Announces New Personalization Choices for Money Clip

February 11th, 2019|Comments Off on New Memorials Direct Announces New Personalization Choices for Money Clip

Memorial options for men just got better! New Memorials Direct is excited to announce new personalization choices for their money clip. Previously, this item was only offered with actual fingerprint and/or text engraving. New custom options include: 3D photo engraving, [...]

Tukios Appoints New Director of Marketing, Michaella Lawson

February 11th, 2019|Comments Off on Tukios Appoints New Director of Marketing, Michaella Lawson

Ogden, Utah—Tukios has recently hired Michaella Lawson to lead its marketing team.  Tukios is an automated memorial video software application company based out of Ogden, Utah. Their software gives funeral professionals a fast and affordable way to create premium memorial videos [...]

Batesville Announces 2019 Education Series Webinars for Funeral Professionals

February 7th, 2019|Comments Off on Batesville Announces 2019 Education Series Webinars for Funeral Professionals

BATESVILLE, Ind. – Batesville, a leading provider of comprehensive solutions to licensed funeral homes, released the company’s quarterly 2019 Education Series schedule. Started in 2014, the program is designed to give busy funeral professionals the opportunity to enhance their knowledge [...]

Homesteaders Life Company Recognizes Account Executives for Outstanding Achievement

February 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Homesteaders Life Company Recognizes Account Executives for Outstanding Achievement

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in pre-need funeral funding, held its annual sales meeting and recognition banquet last week in Long Beach, California. During the event, the company recognized account executives for providing exceptional [...]

Johnson Consulting Group Promotes Nelson Thulin to its Leadership Team

February 4th, 2019|Comments Off on Johnson Consulting Group Promotes Nelson Thulin to its Leadership Team

Scottsdale, AZ - Johnson Consulting Group is excited to announce that Mr. Nelson Thulin has been promoted to their Leadership Team as Director of Business Consulting Services. Mr. Thulin has been with JCG since March, 2017, and in that time [...]

National Mortuary Shipping and Cremation Announces the Retirement of Nancy Linda

February 4th, 2019|Comments Off on National Mortuary Shipping and Cremation Announces the Retirement of Nancy Linda

Cleveland, Ohio - After years of dedicated service we are saddened to announce the retirement of Nancy Linda from National Mortuary Shipping and Cremation. Nancy began her long carrier at NMS in January of 1997 and has been a valued member [...]

Private Label Brand Celebrates 10th Anniversary

January 31st, 2019|Comments Off on Private Label Brand Celebrates 10th Anniversary

INDIANAPOLIS – Buchanan Group is pleased to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Private Label casket distribution company.   The company was launched in 2008 to bring greater value and high quality to customers through its funeral service division, [...]

TribuCast™ Announces National Launch of its Remote Funeral Attendance Solution

January 31st, 2019|Comments Off on TribuCast™ Announces National Launch of its Remote Funeral Attendance Solution

Ninety Percent of Services Held Today Have Close Family and Friends Unable to Attend Wilton, CT – TribuCast™, which made its debut at last year’s National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) meeting in Utah, today announced the national rollout of its remote [...]

Everdays Raises $12M in Series A, Nears $100M Valuation by Bringing Modern Approach to End-of-Life Communication

January 30th, 2019|Comments Off on Everdays Raises $12M in Series A, Nears $100M Valuation by Bringing Modern Approach to End-of-Life Communication

Social platform for death care professionals and families quadruples valuation just 20 months after launch Detroit, MI - Everdays, the social platform that builds communities around milestone life events, today announced the close of its Series A funding round, bringing its [...]

 W.L. Smith & Associates Limited Upgrades Production Facilities, Installs New Digital Press Equipment

January 28th, 2019|Comments Off on  W.L. Smith & Associates Limited Upgrades Production Facilities, Installs New Digital Press Equipment

L. Smith & Associates Limited, the largest funeral stationery manufacturer in Canada, today announced the purchase of their latest production equipment. Geoffrey Quinton, CEO of W.L. Smith & Associates Limited, explains why he chose to upgrade the W.L. Smith  & [...]

Weigel Strategic Marketing Teams with Rannko Online Reputation Platform

January 28th, 2019|Comments Off on Weigel Strategic Marketing Teams with Rannko Online Reputation Platform

Collaboration Will Allow Funeral Homes to Better Monitor and Manage Their Online Reputation Tampa, FL – As part of its pledge to offer a complete spectrum of marketing services for funeral homes, Weigel Strategic Marketing has announced a new venture [...]

ClearPoint Federal Bank & Trust Hires Jodi Clock as Business Development Director

January 24th, 2019|Comments Off on ClearPoint Federal Bank & Trust Hires Jodi Clock as Business Development Director

Batesville, IN –ClearPoint Federal Bank & Trust (“ClearPoint”), a leading provider of preneed trust and recordkeeping solutions, announced the addition of Jodi Clock to the key position of Business Development Director. “We are excited to welcome Jodi to the ClearPoint [...]