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.

to our 2016 Class!

Lauren Anthony, Anthony Funeral & Cremation Chapels, Rochester, NY
Josh Blake, Wilkirson-Hatch-Bailey Funeral Home, Waco, TX
Duncan Bradley, Bradley & Son Funeral Homes, LLC, Chatham, NJ
Scott Carter, Hanner Funeral Service, Atlanta, TX
Rob Chase, Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, Inc., Methuen, MA
Rick Elliott, Allnutt Funeral Service/Macy Chapel, Greeley, CO
Quinn Haisley-Wheeler, Haisley Funeral and Cremation Service, Fort Pierce, FL
Colby HitchcockBaue Funeral Homes, Crematory and Cemetery, St. Charles, MO
Jonathan Holloway
, Horan & McConaty, Aurora, CO  
Ricardo Jean-Charles, Dolan Funeral Homes, Boston, MA
Ashley Kepner, Kepner Funeral Homes, Wheeling, WV
Nick Larkin, Larkin Mortuary, Salt Lake City, UT
Laura Oliver, Needham-Jay Funeral Home, Inc., Petrolia, Ontario, Canada
Abby Snider-Robinson, Baker-Hazel & Snider Funeral Home & Crematory, Dayton, OH
Vince Smith, Ellers Mortuary, Kokomo, IN

Want to Learn More?

Click here to download the 2016 Leadership Academy Promo Packet

For additional information:

Contact Director of Meetings & Education Amy Hunt at 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 these videos for a taste of the diversity, creativity and inspiration shared by the 2013 and 2012 Classes.

Want to See More?

Watch the videos below to see Capstone Presentations in their entirety These were voted as the favorite Capstone by fellow Academy members and guests at the 2015 and 2014 Leadership conference.

Are YOU a Leader?

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