Premier Preneed Marketing Appoints Vitelli as Area Sales Leader

Officials at the preneed marketing agency, Premier Preneed Marketing, have announced the hiring of a new member of the company’s sales team.  Mark Vitelli, a licensed insurance professional, possesses a comprehensive and diverse background in all facets of sales, marketing, training, and recruiting in the preneed market. In his role,…

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Homesteaders Names Brandon Full Director of Business Development

Scott Morris, vice president of business development at Homesteaders Life Company, recently announced that Brandon Full will become director of business development. Full previously served as a Homesteaders senior account executive for the East region. In his new position, Full will work with the Homesteaders account executive team and marketing…

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That Guy with the Glorious Beard from Tukios

By Thomas A. Parmalee If you had to select the most iconic beard in funeral service – one that rivals Gandalf from Lord of the Rings, Billy Gibbons from ZZ Top or even Santa Claus himself, there really is only one person who can lay claim to the title. The…

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Selected Educational Trust Partners with NGL to Offer Online Training

The Selected Educational Trust is pleased to announce the Institute for Exceptional Funeral Service, now powered by National Guardian Life Insurance Company. With this exciting partnership comes a new on-demand course format, allowing for even more flexibility than ever before. “Recognizing the retention and recruitment issues in the profession, NGL…

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Homesteaders Announces Integration with Gather Case Management

Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, has announced an integration with Gather’s case management platform. The new partnership will enable Gather’s funeral home and cemetery users to access their Homesteaders preneed policy data directly through the platform. “Case management is a significant component of day-to-day funeral…

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Gather Welcomes Annie McFarland as Senior VP of Customer Service

Gather, an innovative funeral home software company dedicated to helping funeral directors and families, is excited to welcome Annie McFarland as the company’s senior vice president of customer service. “Annie’s extensive leadership experience and her commitment to excellence make her the perfect fit for our team at Gather,” says Zach…

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