Abilene, TX – Funeral Directors Life is proud to announce the addition of Laura Augustine as Director of Sales Development for Pennsylvania.

“We are very pleased to welcome Laura to our management team at Funeral Directors Life,” said Kris Seale, President & CEO. “With her experience in growing preneed funeral programs and training sales professionals, as well as her long-time experience in sales and management, Laura will be a valuable asset to our current and prospective client funeral homes in Pennsylvania.”

Laura has over 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, training, and expanding operations and market share in the business sector. In 2012, she began working with funeral homes to expand their preneed businesses and train top-performing preneed sales professionals. She has also specialized in creating and developing funeral home marketing programs.

“Laura is very creative and has worked with funeral homes across the Northeast to assist them in marketing their preneed programs,” said Shaun Gaffney, Regional Sales Vice President. “She has a unique understanding of what funeral home owners face and presents them with creative concepts and ideas on how to remain relevant. She brings years of experience calling on and serving funeral home professionals, and her customers highly value the personal service she provides.”

“I’m excited to join Funeral Directors Life as Director of Sales Development for Pennsylvania,” said Laura. “My primary mission is to help others, both personally and professionally. In my role as Director of Sales Development, I hope to work closely with funeral home clients to help them increase profitability and maximize the potential for preneed and at-need growth in each market.”

Laura earned her associate’s degree in Marketing and Management. She is a licensed life insurance agent and a Certified Preplanning Consultant through the National Funeral Directors Association.

Funeral Directors Life, rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, is a legal reserve life insurance company which specializes in the sale of insurance-funded preneed funerals.