Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of the Steele’s Family Funeral Services in Winter Haven, Florida. The acquisition of this firm adds to FPG’s growing network of locations in Central Florida.
“We see in Bill and Susan Steele many of the same attributes we value as a company, including their strong commitment to both anticipate and address the changing needs and expectations of families who have suffered a loss,” said Bob Bukala, FPG President and CEO. “This is a strong acquisition for Foundation Partners Group as it allows us to build on our presence in Central Florida.”
“Susan and I are very excited to join forces with Bob and his team at Foundation Partners Group,” said Bill Steele, owner of Steele’s Family Funeral Services. “We believe FPG is the right cultural fit for our funeral home, and we look forward to working with the team at FPG to continue to help our families experience excellent and compassionate care as they honor and celebrate the life of a loved one.”
Steele’s Family Funeral Services was founded in 1996 and has grown to become a leading funeral home in the Winter Haven area. As third-generation professionals living in and serving the Winter Haven community, the Steele family has built many local ties and has developed a solid reputation for integrity in the market.
“Bill and Susan Steele enjoy an outstanding reputation in the Winter Haven area and are a wonderful addition to the FPG family,” stated Justin Baxley, Senior Vice President of Business Development at FPG. “FPG and Steele’s Family Funeral Services are a natural fit as we share the same desire to provide the highest value possible to those we are privileged to serve.”
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 operators, FPG owns and operates funeral homes, cremation centers and cemeteries in 16 states, and is actively seeking to expand its locations throughout the U.S. With headquarters in Orlando, FL, Foundation Partners is committed to revolutionizing the funeral profession with a customer experience-centered approach that harnesses innovation and values the power of relationship and partnership. For more information about Foundation Partners Group, visit their website at www.foundationpartners.com.