Funeral services professional who is highly meticulous and organized in day-to-day office management. Skilled in coordinating marketing and business needs. Dedicated embalmer offering a broad range of experience in the funeral services industry. Devoted to delivering exceptional service to grief-stricken families.Dedicated funeral director offering a broad range of experience in the funeral services industry. Devoted to delivering exceptional service to grief-stricken families. Compassionate funeral director dedicated to helping families celebrate the lives of their loved ones and find closure through high-quality and individualized funeral services. Areas of specialty include bereavement counseling and funeral arranging. Seasoned Funeral Director offering 13 years in private funeral homes. Extensive business, finance and operations management experience. Results-driven Funeral Director with strong background in funeral services. Dedicated to simplifying the funeral planning process for families in mourning. Respected funeral director specializing in building lasting professional relationships and going the extra mile to meet all client needs. Extensive knowledge of mortuary science and funeral directing.
Licensed Embalmer in Kentucky Mortuary operations
Valid Kentucky Driver's LicenseMS Word, Excel and Outlook
Life insurance knowledge
Organized more than 100 visitations, memorial services and traditional funerals each year. Directed the operations of a $500,000.00 funeral home, as well as the daily work of 5 staff.
General managerMay 2008 to Current Pine Knot Funeral Home － Pine Knot, KentuckyConsulted with the families of the deceased regarding final arrangements in a tactful manner. Arranged funerals in a manner consistent with each family's heritage and religious beliefs. Scheduled funeral services, coordinated burials and arranged cremations. Led and directed funeral and graveside services. Implemented pre-need arrangement program for funeral services, which guaranteed specific prices and secured clients' trust in the business. Prepared death certificates and drafted obituaries. Offered counseling and comfort to bereaved family members and friends. Conducted pre-need consultations to educate clients on available funeral plans. Processed death certificates in a timely and accurate manner. Casketed and cosmetized the deceased in preparation for visitations and burials. Completed and filed all necessary legal documentation in a timely manner. Arranged for clergy members to perform funeral services. Addressed all client questions and requests for information relating to funeral services and pricing. Drafted professional correspondence and marketing materials. Removed the deceased from the place of death and transported to the funeral home. Completed legal documentation and signed death certificates.
Outside SalesMar 1994 to Aug 2004 Kron International Trucks － Somerset, KentuckySold truck parts to different companies and visited with them on a weekly basis. Helped grow the business another 50%. Comapany sold out so I thought it was time for me to make my change to funeral service.
ManagerSep 2009 to Current Pine Knot Funeral Home Monuments － Pine Knot, KentuckyManage, sales, design, and installation of monuments.
Associate of Applied Science, Mortuary Science2006Mid America College of Funeral Service － Jeffersonville, Indiana, United StatesI was the class chaplain.
Coroner2010Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice － Louisville, Kentucky, 201040 Hour basic training for McCreary County Coroner. Was appointed as the county Coroner on Jan. 18, 2008 then elected to the posistion in 2010.