Industry Veteran Appointed
Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, announced this week that Jason Widing has joined the firm as Vice President, Business Development.
“Jason has been developing strong relationships in the industry for years” stated Bob Bukala, President and CEO of Foundation Partners Group. “His ability to connect with funeral home owners and really understand their business is something that made him a perfect fit for our business development team. We look forward to having Jason join our team and become a major contributor to our business strategy.”
“Having been on the pre-need side of the industry for the last 13 years, I’ve watched Foundation Partners’ rapid growth”, said Jason Widing. “With their progressive leadership team and exceptional field staff, they are jumping in with both feet to embrace change and lead the industry. I wanted to be a part of that.”
“This is very much a relationship industry” added Jason. “For me, what I do is not transactional – it’s about furthering the legacy of the firm. One of the most important parts of my job is to understand the needs and wants of the owner and the communities they serve. Partnerships are built on understanding.”
Jason Widing has more than 15 years of business development experience in the funeral services industry. Prior to joining Foundation Partners, Widing was Senior Director of Business Development for PRECOA where he was responsible for driving and delivering new business objectives through strategic partnerships.
About Foundation Partners Group: Foundation Partners Group (FPG) is a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products. As one of the largest privately-owned funeral and cemetery operators, FPG owns and operates funeral homes, cremation centers and cemeteries in 17 states, and is actively seeking to expand its locations throughout the U.S. With headquarters in Orlando, Florida, FPG is committed to revolutionizing the funeral profession through their innovative ShareLife® customer experience-centered approach and harnessing the power of relationship and partnership. For more information, visit the Foundation Partners Group website at www.foundationpartners.com.