AUBURN, Indiana – Messenger LLC, the leading funeral stationery supplier in North America, recently recognized its top 10 sales representatives with achievement awards at the company’s National Sales Meeting held in Orlando, Florida. Top honors for 2016 went to Tom Ahlers, Jay Amburgey, David Bednar, Jeff Burnett, Ellie Dane, Mike Kane, Dave Kolbe, Sherry Noble, Glenn Vaughn and father and son team, Gerry and Greg Wright. “Never in our 103 years as a company have we been more proud of the accomplishments and dedication put forth by our sales team. It is obvious their main priority is to build long lasting partnerships with the funeral homes they serve” stated Bob Hoaglund, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Messenger. Messenger’s sales team consists of forty-five independent sales representatives who provide full coverage of the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico.
Messenger’s highest sales honor, Sales Representative of the Year, was awarded to Gerry and Greg Wright for outstanding sales achievements in 2016. This award is bestowed to the sales representative who achieves exemplary sales performance and service throughout the year. Gerry and Greg Wright serve funeral homes in Colorado and New Mexico. Gerry joined Messenger in 1992 with Greg joining him in 2010.
Messenger, headquartered in Auburn, Indiana, has been in business since 1913 and has transformed funeral registries and stationery. Today, Messenger leads with the best digital registry on the market and the most extensive line of funeral stationery available. Messenger invests in consumer research each year and is dedicated to helping funeral professionals stay relevant in an ever-changing marketplace. Our goal has been and always will be to make a difference to grieving families through the products and services we provide.