Operations Management | Full P&L Responsibilities
Investor Relations | Strategic Partnerships
As a privately held company the president is the designated leader who is responsible for the overall growth and long-term expansion of the enterprise. All major issues, strategic planning and company policies are handled by the person in this role.
Reporting to the Board of Directors this position has overall strategic and operational responsibility for the NCFDA’s staff, programs, expansion and execution of its mission. The person will ensure ongoing program excellence and provide timelines for strategic goals and growth set by the board and be given the necessary resources to achieve them.
A privately held company operating in the Mahoning Valley in Northeast Ohio. Its ownership consists of funeral homes, crematory, expansive ambulance service and several law offices specializing in Eldercare Law. The 8 funeral home locations currently serve 1,000 client families and the ambulance locations handle 20,000 medical and transfer calls annually.
Funeral home specialty supply firm selling Executor Process Kits to funeral homes and cemeteries in Canada and the USA.Funeral home specialty supply firm selling Executor Process Kits to funeral homes and cemeteries in Canada and the USA.
Challenged to identify and open new sales channels. Advised company in development of strategic plan to expand business further into the USA through acquisition of large clients.
A privately funded deathcare company specializing and operating in secondary markets through its ownership of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories. Company provided funeral home owners with exit strategies for retirement; and identified and developed new, progressive managers.
Directed company’s growth strategy through organic and acquisition dynamics, collaborating with Board of Directors. Identified, evaluated, and negotiated potential acquisitions. Responsible for P&L.
Oversight direction for day-to-day operation of all departments including customer programs. Spearheaded innovative initiatives; advanced sales and profits and expanded operations. Developed best practice methods of tracking and analyzing real-time data for funeral home locations, and merchandise sales and cost structure.
A $2 billion Fortune 500 company, Batesville Casket is the world’s largest casket manufacturing company.
Directed public relations, operations, presentations, and logistics for 1,200+ customer experience trips/factory tours annually, to the Headquarters facility. Administered a million dollar budget; supervised a staff of 7 associates managing a matrix calendar and logistics schedule. Company spokesperson at mid-level meetings.
World’s largest provider of burial and urn vaults, operating from 175 locations in North America; $54MM in revenue.
Orchestrated all company marketing functions including design of 3-year strategic framework and annual operating plans. Led all marketing efforts and supervised 10 direct-report managers (National, New Products, Cremation Services, Convention & Trade Shows, and Director of Executive Sales Programs).
This $200MM publicly held company is Canada’s largest funeral home and cemetery operator.
Oversight management of 16 funeral homes (5,200 deaths annually) and 120 employees.
Began professional career at Forsberg Funeral Home in 1975. Completed education while employed during the years.
Purchased, revitalized, and operated 5 funeral homes in 2 provinces. Grew revenues to $2.5MM.