2014 Conference Sponsors:


The Judith Roth Studios
FrontRunner Professional
Matthews International

2013 Annual Conference, Memphis, TN

Past Webinars

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The Future of Your Business: How Federal Legislative and Regulatory Changes Could Impact You –John Fitch, Senior Vice President, Advocacy, NFDA

Innovative Technology in Funeral Homes: Challenges and Victories – William and Tim Brock, Vander Plaat Funeral Home of Wyckoff

Using Telecommunications to Manage and Grow Your Funeral Home -Kevin Czachor, Answering Service for Directors (ASD)

Alternatives to Embalming –Joe Sehee, Green Burial Council

Employee Concerns: Funeral Home Liability and OSHA Compliance – Gary Finch, Compliance Plus

Growing Your Firm in Today’s Economy – David Nixon, Nixon Consulting, Inc.

New Members

Funeral Home Members

Central Chapel Funeral & Cremation | Chicago, IL | Robert J. Moynihan

Carrillo Funeral Homes of Dallas | Dallas, TX | Rick Carrillo

Thielen Funeral Home | Burlington, IA | Adam Thielen

Goodwin Family Funeral Home | Vincennes, IN | Tim Goodwin


Auble-Gillman Funeral Home | Rittman, OH | Mark Auble

Carrillo Funeral Homes of Fort Worth | Fort Worth, TX | Rick Carrillo

Carrillo Funeral Homes of Grand Prairie | Grand Prairie, TX | Rick Carrillo

Gardner Brockman Funeral Home | Vincennes, IN | Tim Goodwin

Business Members

Mabrey Products | Chico, CA | Douglas M. Tobey

Funeral Technology Partners | Wellesley Island, NY | Mike Hepburn

Live Oak Bank | Wilmington, NC | Stephanie Dunn

Mortuary Financial Services | Richardson, TX | Ray Hogue

NewBridge Group | Atlanta, GA | Tony Kumming

Batesville Technology | Bateville, IN | Sales

Mobits | Detroit, MI | Steven Holland

Nicodemus & Associates | Virginia Beach, VA | Mike Nicodemus

Shine On Brightly | Ashville, NC | Adrienne Crowther

ABM Funding, Inc. | Martinsville, VA | Scott Baker

Hought Wahl- Woodturner | Marietta, GA | Hought Wahl

J & D Recovery | Bohemia, NY | Jim Dorsa

Matthews International | Pittsburgh, PA | Thomas Pontone

PinDot Media | Roswell, GA | Ruth Gravely

Student Members

Dewey Ellis | Worsham College

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