Selected Leadership Academy


The Selected Leadership Academy offers a unique and rewarding opportunity for members interested in developing leadership skills. Available exclusively to Selected members, the Academy promises to engage and grow participants through interactive conference calls, personal coaching calls and face-to-face experiences over a two-year structured curriculum. The Selected Board of Directors, Leadership Council, Headquarters Staff and Academy Dean Marguerite Ham are committed to offering the highest quality and most effective leadership training program possible.


Welcome to Our 2019-2021 Class!

Olivia Bien
Thompson Funeral Chapel, Goodyear, AZ
Greg Cannon
Cannon-Cleveland Funeral Directors, Inc., McDonough, GA
Alissa Dodds
Conroy-Tully Walker Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, Portland, ME
Buck Dyck
French Funerals & Cremations, Albuquerque, NM
Joe Jackson, III
Joe Jackson Heights Funeral Chapel, Laredo, TX
Bill Johnson
Roberts of Ocala Funerals and Cremations, Ocala, FL
Nikki Lewis
Schoedinger & Company, Columbus, OH
Carl Mooney
Schoedinger & Company, Columbus, OH
Cam Ondresky
Starks Family Funeral Homes, St. Joseph, MI
Dave Rowe
Hippensteel Funeral Service and Crematory, Lafayette, IN
Lori Sheeler
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Indianapolis, IN
Sarah Smith
Joseph W. Bliley Company, Inc., Richmond, VA
Becky Walker
Joseph W. Bliley Company, Inc., Richmond, VA
Mike Weigand
Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., Methuen, MA


Ready to Learn More?

For additional information:

Contact Director of Meetings & Education Amy Hunt at ahunt@selectedfuneralhomes.org or 800-323-4219.



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Capstone Presentations

As a final step in their journey, Academy members must present a Capstone presentation to fellow members and guests during their final Leadership Conference. Watch this video for a taste of the diversity, creativity and inspiration shared by SuperNova (2016-2018).

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Want to See More?

Click here to see highlight reels of all graduating classes plus samples of full length Capstone presentations.

Click here to view  the 2017 Academy Facebook photo album. 

Click here to view  the 2016 Academy Facebook photo album including the tour of NASA.


Are YOU a Leader?

Watch the video below to hear Academy Dean Marguerite Ham discuss why the Selected Leadership Academy is right for you.