The Preferred Partner Program


This program offers an ever-growing roster of professional funeral service consultants and vendors that offer preferred services and product discounts to members of Selected Independent Funeral Homes.




PREMIER PREFERRED PARTNERS

Your Partner in Answering Service

ASD
Kevin Czachor
800-868-9950

Answering Service for Directors (ASD) has created a new class of answering service for funeral professionals by raising the bar with unparalleled levels of advanced training and technology. Family Owned and Operated since 1972, ASD is the only answering service that exclusively serves the funeral profession.

  • NFDA Award-Winning ASD Mobile app for iPhone and Android
  • Patented mobile tools and technology designed specifically to help on-call directors easily manage their communications on the go
  • 6-Month Training Program with a focus on sensitivity and compassion
  • More than 40% of independent funeral homes in the United States trust ASD with their calls.
  • Extended 8-week Free Trial for Selected members with all set-up fees waived

Your Partner in Insurance Assignment Funding


C&J Financial
Jamie Meredith
800-785-0003


Since 1996 C&J Financial has been relieving the funeral industry of the hassle, headache, and cash flow delay in processing insurance death claims. With over two decades of experience providing financial and administrative solutions to funeral homes, C&J and its affiliates process in excess of 40,000 funerals and fund $300+ million in assignments to nearly 3,000 funeral homes/cemeteries ANNUALLY! Let us show you why so many funeral homes trust C&J for their assignment funding needs.  


Your Partner in Property & Casualty and Workers Compensation Insurance

Federated Insurance
Jack West
800-533-0472

Federated Mutual Insurance Company has been protecting businesses and business owners for more than a century through valuable insurance coverages and risk management services. Federated provides you with:

  • Individually tailored property and casualty insurance protection and risk management services
  • Highly trained, local representatives who understand the unique insurance needs of funeral service providers
  • A member-centered partnership with Selected to ensure you get the service you deserve
  • The security of knowing your insurance company is highly rated by Ward’s 50® and earned the A+ rating from A.M. Best®

Federated is a proud sponsor of the Selected Study Group Program!

Your Partner in Cremation, Embalming, and Other Funeral Supplies

Kelco Supply Company
Alicia Carr: 763-493-1266
Mike Berner: 763-493-1273

Kelco Supply Company is a Minnesota-based, independent family-owned and operated supplier of products used by funeral homes, crematories and cemeteries. By choosing Kelco Supply as your business partner, you can:

  • Receive immediate access to the Bronze Level of their FREE SHIPPING rewards program. No qualifying purchases necessary.
  • Deduct ground shipping charges on every order over $75.
  • Acquire access to quality Prep Room, Cremation, Pet Memorial and Specialty Segment Products.
  • Conveniently shop online 24/7, check order status, and manage account information.

CASKET PARTNERS

Your Partner in Caskets

Batesville
Kim Lippert
812-931-5475

Batesville has deep roots in funeral service. For more than 100 years, we have been dedicated to one thing - supporting licensed funeral homes in helping families honor the lives of those they love.® Our passion for the industry takes many forms – through ongoing investments in our people, processes and technologies; innovation in products and services; research with consumers and funeral professionals; and the development of educational tools and programs.

We believe every family should have the opportunity to create a meaningful funeral for their loved one, and are committed to providing quality products across the full price spectrum. Today, Batesville offers the most comprehensive portfolio of quality burial and cremation products, personalization and memorialization offerings, funeral home websites and innovative technology solutions, and profit-enhancing merchandising solutions.

As a new generation of consumers begin making arrangements, Batesville is leading the way with innovative, relevant products and solutions that allow families to tell their loved one's stories and celebrate the bonds they shared.

Your Partner in Caskets & Other Funeral Products

Matthews® Aurora Funeral Solutions
Marty Strohofer
800-457-1111

Matthews® Aurora Funeral Solutions is the premier partner to help you grow your business and create healing moments for families.

  • Strategies and tools for growing market share
  • Online tools for engaging and educating families
  • Professional Development programs delivered in-house and online
  • Selection room design and merchandising expertise
  • Purchasing programs featuring attractive discount terms and rebates for Selected Members


PREFERRED PARTNERS

Your Partner in Aftercare

Aftercare.com
Ellery Bowker
800-721-7097

The Aftercare Card Program is an automated program that sends out four cards plus a survey to your families during the first year following their loss. The family receives a sympathy card two weeks after the service, a follow-up survey six weeks after the service and three more cards during the year on days that are known to be difficult. Families receive a card on the birthday of their loved one, during the holidays and on the first anniversary of their loss.

The cost is $20 per family and there is no contract or commitment. Selected members can enroll 10 families free. 

Learn more by visiting the website or calling 800-721-7097.

Your Partner in Funeral Stationery

Bass-Mollett
Kim Bingham
800-851-4046 ext. 119

Bass-Mollett has supplied the funeral industry for more than 60 years with customized solutions to funeral directors using custom stationery and supplies so that each family they serve may memorialize their loved one with dignity. With four generations of family ownership, Bass-Mollett will continue to proudly serve the funeral industry for decades to come.

Your Partner in Cash Flow Generation through Income Tax Savings/Deferral

Cost Segregation Services, Inc. (CSSI)
Greg Perkins
Phone: 256-683-3397
John Scoble
Phone: 615-476-7449


ost Segregation Services Incorporated (CSSI) assists owners of depreciable real property by creating cash flow from income tax savings/deferral through accelerated depreciation (cost segregation). This acceleration got even better with the December 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act providing first year 100% Bonus Depreciation for 2018 properties. CSSI also identifies and quantifies the additional tax benefits from the 2014 Tangible Property Regulations (T.D. 9636); serving as the calculation specialist and providing the crucial source document for the owner and their tax professional.
Services include:

  • Cost Segregation
  • Capital to Expense Reversal
  • Building Systems Valuation
  • Partial Asset Disposition

Contact CSSI, provide a copy of your “Tax Asset Detail” Depreciation Schedule and receive a Free Quantitative Analysis.

Your Partner in Handcrafted Cremation Urns

The Davis Whitehall Co.
Terry and Deonne School
800-818-8414
Online ordering password: dw625urns

The Davis Whitehall Co. is a small family-owned business founded in 1991 in Colorado Springs, Colorado and has become recognized as one of the premier sources for handcrafted, laser engraved, hardwood cremation urns.

President Terry School is proud to emphasize that all Davis Whitehall hardwood, pottery and cultured stone urns are handcrafted in America.

Terry and The Davis Whitehall team are passionate about the care and service they offer and dedicate themselves to the grieving families to create a one-of-a-kind memorial of their loved ones using photos, drawings, sketches and other personal images that are laser engraved on the urn.

The customer service team is available Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MST.

Your Partner in Embalming Chemicals

Dodge
Debbie Dodge
US: 800-443-6343 or 978-600-2099
Canada: 800-263-0862 or 905-625-0311

A family owned and operated business since 1893, The Dodge Company is the manufacturer and distributor of embalming, funeral, memorialization, cremation and cemetery supplies and provider of over 3,000 funeral home websites. Embalming questions/problems? The Dodge Technical Help Line is available M-F, 8am-6pm, Eastern Time (US). Visit shop.dodgeco.com to order online or access the latest Dodge Magazine and technical information.
Helping You Make All The Difference!

Your Partner in Air Transportation Management

Eagle's Wings Air (EWA)
Anne Vetter
866-550-1EWA (1392)

Established in 2007, Eagle’s Wings Air (EWA) is the nation’s leading provider of air transportation management services to North American funeral homes and shipping services. Through a centralized customer service center, EWA leverages proprietary software and global airline network knowledge to deliver the best air transportation solution and proactive management for human remains transport.

Access our easy to use Online Reservation Form at EWAcares.com or call 866-550-1EWA (1392).

Your Partner in Connecting Your Families & Their Community

Everdays
Mark Eaton
248-480-2424

Everdays brings people together after the loss of a loved one, connecting over 1.8 million family and friends as of the end of 2018; helping your client families share the news of a passing and quickly bringing together their community of support. Through Everdays, your home is at the center of the community before, during, and long after services have concluded, providing valuable support and marketing your services. Free for you and your families. 

For your families, Everdays: 


  • Instantly notifies loved ones via a personalized text & email 
  • Brings together those that matter at a time the family needs it most 

For your home, Everdays: 


  • Strengthens your home’s relationship with families beyond the arrangement meeting
  • Expands your reach and increases your brand exposure to the broader community 

As part of our preferred partnership, receive dedicated support by contacting Everdays at selected@everdays.com or reach out by phone at 248-480-2444. You may also visit everdays.com for more information.

Your Partner in Cremation Systems Equipment

Facultatieve Technologies (FT)
Ernie Kassoff
330-242-6901

Facultatieve Technologies (FT) is the global leader in engineering and design providing the highest quality cremation systems equipment available. A world leader in providing environmentally accepted cremation systems meeting air quality standards, FT is committed to the environment and has installed more than 400 filtration systems both in North America and the European community. They provide advice and recommendations for complete “turn-key” solutions for crematory projects and successfully installed “build on site” resolutions where restrictions to building access occur. FT cremators are equipped with broadband connection for 24/7 technical support and assistance anywhere in the world at NO CHARGE.

Your Partner in Business Services

Federated Funeral Directors of America, a Fiducial Company
Shannen Mayfield
800-877-FFDA (3332)

A team of experts to help you with:

  • Bookkeeping & Tax Services
  • Valuation & Transition Services
  • Management Analysis
  • Payroll Services
  • Retirement Plan Administration
  • Accounts Receivable & Collection Services
  • Onsite Business Consulting

  • Since 1925, Federated Funeral Directors of America has provided business services tailored to the needs of those specializing in the funeral profession. Federatedís team of Field Consultants provide nationwide, on-site support and consulting to assist in addressing the specific needs of funeral businesses. These experts coupled with Federatedís professional staff provide an unparalleled level of service..

Your Partner in Integrated Business Systems & Marketing Solutions

FrontRunner Professional
Jules Green
613-453-9476

FrontRunner offers an all-in-one technology and marketing solution. Their award-winning technology comes complete with an easy-to-edit website that will change the way families interact with and choose funeral providers, themed online tribute pages with matching print-on-demand stationery and DVDs, and built-in management and arrangement software that finishes all paperwork & accounting tasks in minutes. Never enter the same information twice.

From complete Facebook and social media management and keeping your firm at the top of Google to giving you hundreds of ready-to-use advertisements, FrontRunner makes sure your firmís biggest opportunities are never missed, and one message is sent across all marketing channels. Exclusive territories available.

“Let’s tailor a solution that’s right for your firm, your goals and your budget. Experience the power of one partner, one message and one efficient and integrated technology and marketing strategy with FrontRunner.”


Your Partner in Aftercare

Full-Circle Aftercare
Matthew VanDrimmelen
801-915-2257

We are a family owned company that has become the gold standard in aftercare programs. Full-Circle Aftercare provides a concierge service for families that helps them wrap up all the personal affairs and estate issues after the loss of a loved one. We personally walk the family through each step, make all notifications for them and assist in wrapping up the non-legal estate issues completely and correctly. Some of the areas we cover are government benefits, finances, insurance, estate issues and protection services. We even stop their junk mail. The benefits to the funeral home include:

  • Added Value
  • Personal Touch
  • Automated Service
  • Feedback Analytics
  • Online Reviews
  • Preneed Results

Visit our website or call 888-713-4625.

Your Partner in Sales & Marketing Software

Funeral Decisions
Michael Regina
201-743-8116

Help more families with tools that will maximize your preneed sales, customer service, marketing, aftercare & more. It doesn't matter if you're a single location with one funeral director or a company with 50+ counselors, we've got free and premium services that will make your organization better.

Learn about how we can help you help more families today…

Your Partner in Preneed Services

Funeral Directors Life
Jeff Stewart
800-692-9515

Funeral Directors Life is the only full-service preneed insurance company that helps funeral directors grow their businesses and increase profitability in a rapidly changing marketplace. We were founded by a group of funeral directors in 1981 who wished to better serve the needs of funeral homes and families alike. Our mission is to be known as the ìbest, most-respected provider of service.î Funeral Directors Life continually strives to develop the best products and services for our customers, including:


  • Local, turn-key preneed programs
  • Industry-leading marketing services and support
  • Regional training and ongoing program management
  • Funeral home lending, accounting, payroll, and business valuations
  • Custom technology solutions for funeral professionals such as social media management, preneed contract software, online claims submission, CRM, aftercare, and much more
  • Competitive preneed products backed by a solid financial position

Through innovative services, our clients have grown revenue, increased market share, streamlined processes, and implemented fresh, new ideas that work.

Your Partner in Digital Marketing

Funeral Innovations
Greg Young
800-641-0173


Funeral Innovations is a leading provider of digital-first marketing for funeral homes. We help your website, Facebook and email marketing work together seamlessly, growing your business without growing your workload. Our Growth Engine software allows 500+ firms and cemeteries reach more families before, during or after a death. It’s the easiest, most comprehensive digital marketing solution in the industry.

Funeral Innovations provides you access to:

  • Growth Engine software - Personalized Facebook posts and ad campaigns made easy. Connect with new people in your community and make them clients.  
  • Email nurturing - Simplified email newsletters, email series, aftercare and outreach that helps build and solidify relationships with your clients and community. 
  • Websites integrations that build your business and save you time.  
  • Exclusive pricing for Selected members.

Your Partner in Independent Review Services

Funeral Zone
Ed Gallois
855-976-4777


Funeral Zone provides online reviews for funeral directors in order to showcase their excellence to the local community. The reviews are independent and trusted by the public, leading to more first calls.

Funeral Zone was launched in 2013 and works with over 1,000 funeral homes in the U.S., UK, Australia and South Africa. It has the largest social reach in the funeral profession and is the fastest growing funeral listings website in the U.S.

Funeral Zone stands out from other online review services because it provides:

  • Real, independent reviews that drive new business
  • No false reviews as the funeral director is in control
  • Full integration of reviews onto the funeral director’s website
  • Arbitration system that protects funeral director from unfair reviews, plus a right to reply
  • Dynamic website widgets to showcase excellence

As a member discount, all Selected homes who join Funeral Zone will receive one year’s free use of their full review partner service.


Your Partner in Connecting Community Professionals

Grief Connect, Inc.
Bill Hoy
254-292-9900

  • Creating an effective strategy for your outreach plan based on your firm’s unique goals and situation
  • Seminars/community education workshops for target groups as part of your firm’s public relations program
  • Monthly caregiver eNewsletter service available for Selected member firms
  • Assistance in identifying solutions to problems and frustrations that may have developed when working with other caregiving professionals
  • Mentoring and training for your staff members involved in aftercare and community outreach programs

Your Partner in Family Business Management

HES Management Consultants
Donna Boone Parsons
828-242-0903

HES Management Consultants help you:

  • Develop your vision for your business;
  • Resolve family issues that affect the business;
  • Plan for smooth transitions and the development of the next generation;
  • Manage the people in your business 
  • Develop the systems and accountability to provide consistent, quality services

Your Partner in Preneed Services

Homesteaders Life Company
Scott Morris
720-298-9699

Homesteaders Life Company is a national leader in providing products and services to promote and support advance funeral planning and funding for end-of-life expenses.

Founded in 1906 for the expressed purpose of funding funeral and final expenses, Homesteaders has emerged as the trusted name in the funeral profession because of our company's stability, security and integrity. Recent independent studies have shown Homesteaders is the most often used pre-need funding company in America.* The confidence we have earned from funeral professionals can be credited to our singular commitment to customer success and promoting the value of funeral service.

[*According to a 2017 independent brand tracking study commissioned by Homesteaders and performed by McGuire Research] Your Partner in Shipping Human Remains Here and Abroad

Your Partner in Shipping Human Remains Here and Abroad

Inman Shipping Worldwide
Dave McComb
800-321-0566

Inman Shipping Worldwide is America's oldest, largest and most reliable international shipping service. Since 1978, Inman has become the leader in shipping reaching every corner of the world. We not only guarantee our price, but the quality of our service. Our domestic guaranteed price includes: 

  • Receiving the remains into the care of an Inman agent 
  • Embalming or proper preparation for religious or other accommodations
  • Securing documentation
  • Delivery in our exclusive shipping unit to the nearest major airport

Whatever your requirements, we will perform it in the manner you would expect. 

We are everywhere you need us to be. 

For your convenience, you can submit a Quote or First Call online.  

Your Partner in Shipping Services

International Mortuary Shipping
Gale Sprow 
800-604-9576

International Mortuary Shipping (IMS) offers worldwide mortuary shipping services as a certified cargo screening facility. With contacts in key cities around the world and the capability to handle paperwork in almost any language, IMS tailors its service to the needs of the individual case, and can arrange for the transport of human remains from and to any location worldwide.

IMS is offering Selected members $100 off its shipment management fee.

Your Partner in Internet Advertising

Internet Ad Pros
Murray Levine
516-756-0138

Internet Ad Pros (IAP) is a Google Premier Partner offering AdWords campaigns to fit the specific needs of your firm. IAP currently works with many funeral homes, including Selected members, on their AdWords campaigns. The Google certification provides IAP access to a range of “Best Practices” benefits and requires ongoing training, testing and audits by Google to ensure top quality ad campaigns. Selected members benefit from special pricing and are invited to contact Murray Levine to set up a one-to-one strategy session or to ask any questions.

Your Partner in Funeral Business Consulting

Johnson Consulting Group
Jake Johnson
888-250-7747

Johnson Consulting Group is a funeral home and cemetery consulting firm specializing in mergers and acquisitions, business valuations, bank lending, accounting services, strategic planning, business performance analysis, business performance improvement, customer survey/sales analysis program and incentive compensation programs. Contact us today at 888-250-7747 or visit us at JohnsonConsulting.com.

Your Partner in Death-Care Publications & Education

Kates-Boylston Publications
Thomas Parmalee
723-746-0201

Kates-Boylston Publications, which publishes American Funeral Director and American Cemetery & Cremation magazines as well as Funeral Service Insider, has been serving death-care professionals since 1877. The company also publishes handbooks and guides and holds virtual and on-site events to help death-care professionals serve their communities and grow their businesses. The company’s signature events include the Cremation Innovations Summit, Cremation Strategies Conference and Funeral Service Business Plan Conference. KB offers exclusive discounts to Selected members.

Your Partner in Preneed Services

The Kilpatrick Group
Beau Jarrell
615-873-2350

Connor Kilpatrick and Beau Jarrell grew up working in their fourth-generation family funeral business in Louisiana, where they soon noticed a huge gap in what preneed marketers promised versus what they delivered. Shopping habits had changed dramatically over time, and traditional programs were missing important opportunities to reach a wider, younger audience.

With a vision for dramatic improvement, Connor and Beau did extensive research and testing to create new generation marketing strategies that measurably increase preneed sales. As founders of The Kilpatrick Group, they also know that excellent programs are not enough by themselves. That’s why everything is delivered with attentive personal service that privately-owned funeral homes deserve.

TKG has partnered with over 450 funeral homes across the U.S. to increase their preneed leads and sales through our data-driven strategies and marketing tools such as:


  • Direct Mail
  • Live Seminars
  • Proprietary Aftercare Series
  • CRM (Lead Portal)
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Online Lead Generation
  • Landing Pages

Clients can expect top-tier service from their highly-trained staff and a dedicated account manager to help implement all programs.

Your Partner in Document Imaging Hardware and Software

Konica Minolta Business Solutions, USA, Inc.
Antonette Tobin
847-725-7921

  • Award-winning multi-functional copier equipment line from desktop to print shop
  • One-step scanning and creation of searchable PDFs
  • No minimum cost per copy
  • Comprehensive all-inclusive service and supply program
  • Delivery, installation and network connectivity included
  • Selected approved purchase and lease options (a more than 45% discount from MSRP)

Your Partner in Quality Fingerprint Jewelry

Legacy Touch
Jamie McDermott
727-460-3076

Legacy Touch creates superior custom fingerprint jewelry and keepsakes, bringing comfort to families and residual revenue to partnering funeral homes. Many of these keepsakes can be shipped within 24 hours, in time for funeral services, creating a memorable and touching moment for families as they pay tribute to their Loved Ones.

Operating under the belief that heartfelt tributes should be thoughtful, beautifully designed, and of the highest quality, Legacy Touch is devoted to the art of excellence. In this spirit, every piece is crafted with cutting-edge technology and careful human handwork.

Legacy Touch provides a revenue stream for partnering funeral homes, and a touch of peace to grieving families.

  • 24-Hr. turnaround delivery available (one week standard)
  • Shareable decedent PIN for family and friends ordering
  • Recurring revenue stream opportunity from each PIN
  • eCommerce platform allows families to order from the comfort of their home
  • State-of-the-art craftsmanship
  • Digital fingerprint capture with the Legacy Touch mobile app

Your Partner in Print and Online Yellow Pages Advertising & Other Digital Solutions

Linkmedia 360
Karen Dewey
877-843-1091
419-299-4313

Linkmedia 360 (formerly Directory Concepts) is a digital marketing company that generates service bookings for funeral home operators. We specialize in a range of measurable turnkey digital marketing solutions that generate leads and service bookings. The services that we provide include: 


  • Local SEO
  • Online directory campaigns on Yelp, YP.com and other major online directories 
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Paid Search Management
  • Mobile Search Campaigns
  • Paid per-call-advertising Campaigns
  • Analytics and Lead Conversion Management

Your Partner in Financing Experts for Funeral Homes and Cemeteries

Live Oak Bank
Kaelin Stone
910-320-8719

At Live Oak Bank, we know that you want to be a successful funeral home owner. To do that, you need money. Financing can be overcomplicated and frustrating, so that's why we built an industry-leading lending experience that is straightforward and focused on you. We believe you deserve a bank that makes financing simple so you can pursue your business goals. Live Oak offers all Selected members a $10,000 loan closing discount. Connect with us today!

Click here to learn more about Live Oak Bank benefits and resources for Selected Members.

Your Partner in Marketing Growth

McKee Wallwork + Co.
Steve McKee 
520-821-2999

McKee Wallwork + Co. (MWC) is a marketing advisory firm with deep expertise in the funeral services industry, having developed breakthrough growth strategies for leading organizations like French Funerals & Cremations. We are also proud co-founders of Passare, a Software-as-a-Service pioneer that helps funeral professionals and families connect and collaborate anytime, anywhere, using any device. Our firm is an expert on the changes rapidly overtaking the death care industry and the strategic approaches that can ensure your funeral home remains relevant for generations to come.

MWC has been recognized by Advertising Age as Regional Small Agency of the Year, and has twice been named one of Ad Age’s Best Places to Work. We have twice won the prestigious Effie Award for marketing effectiveness from the American Marketing Association, and in 2015 won the national B2B Campaign of the Year award.

Whether you’re not sure what’s ailing your business, you know what’s wrong but don’t know how to fix it, or you know what to do and need assistance getting it done, MWC can help. Visit our website and begin with a simple and quick self-diagnosis that will shed light on your situation. You can also access dozens of business insights that can be put to work today.

Your Partner in Medical Waste Disposal

MediWaste Disposal 
Eric M. Barnes
855-449-MEDI

MediWaste Disposal is a fully integrated medical waste management service provider. We have 50+ years of experience in the Environmental Service industry. Our medical waste services include the disposal of Bio-hazardous, Sharps, Pharmaceutical, Chemotherapy, and Pathology waste streams. MediWaste is also very experienced in providing an Integrated Service model that includes, but is not limited to, Hazardous Waste, Document Destruction, Universal & E-Waste Recycling, and Compliance Services.


  • Guaranteed 25% Savings Compared to Other Service Providers!
  • Most Reliable and Responsive Service in the Industry
  • Transparent Pricing, NO Hidden Fees!
  • Nationwide Service
  • 24/7 Customer Support


Your Partner in Fine Funeral Stationery

Messenger LLC
Bob Hoaglund
800-827-5151
260-925-1700

Proudly serving the funeral industry since 1913, Messenger is a Preferred Partner for funeral stationery and other memorial products including Expression Guest Registry™, Memorial Candles, Grave Markers, Photo Books, Canvas Art Portraits, Davis Whitehall Urns, and more. We offer 10% discounts on select items and FREE software for personalizing and printing stationery products.

Your Partner in Metal Recycling

Mid-States Recycling
Kevin McKay
847-298-0010 office
312-909-4231

Mid-States Recycling & Refining (MSRR) has unparalleled capabilities in metal recycling. We feature 8 furnaces and a complete assay lab at our 19,000 square foot, EPA-permitted recycling facility in Des Plaines, IL. Family owned and operated since 1982, we pride ourselves on customer service and transparency. Our customers are always welcome at our facility to view the process.


  • Discounted rates exclusive to Selected Independent members
  • Samples of each smelted lot are offered to customers for verification
  • Customers are always welcome to watch their high-value metal smelted, and witness a quick x-ray analysis of the metal for peace-of-mind
  • MSRR covers all container, shipping and insurance costs

Your Partner in Funeral Home Marketing

MKJ Marketing
Courtney Gould Miller
888-655-1566

For more than thirty years, MKJ Marketing has partnered with thousands of clients, including many Selected members, to help them create marketing strategies to beat the competition and grow volume. Funeral homes and cemeteries can trust our recommendations aren’t just opinions, they are based on more than 800 market research studies we’ve conducted across North America.
We offer:


  • Marketing websites, designed to turn traffic into customers
  • Advanced search, social media, and online marketing techniques
  • Branding and print advertising
  • Television and digital video production branded to your firm at affordable prices
  • Solutions to improve your community and pre-need presentations and public relations

Call us at 888-655-1566 or visit our website www.mkjmarketing.com to schedule a free consultation.

Your Partner in Online Arrangements

Parting Pro
Tyler Yamasaki
310-651-7817

Our mission is to create the best death care experience for professionals and families. Parting Pro is a software solution that modernizes the arrangement process and streamlines your case management needs. We bring efficiency without sacrificing quality.

Parting Pro provides modern arrangement tools that allow families to choose cremation services, select merchandise, pay, and digitally complete and sign documents from their phone or computer. For the funeral home, Parting Pro automates and increases sales, saves time on information and payment collection, and increases organization between team members.

Parting Pro has been verified to help you


  • Increase call volume
  • Save hours on paperwork
  • Provide a modern arrangement experience

Visit our website here or call 310-651-7817.

Your Partner in Collaborative Software

Passare
Josh McQueen
325-899-0348

Passare is helping funeral professionals all over the nation reimagine the funeral experience. Passare is the industry’s only collaboration system with integrated case management. Only Passare allows families and funeral directors to collaborate on arrangements anytime, anywhere, from any Internet-connected device. Passare clients consistently report saving 30 to 45 minutes per arrangement in addition to experiencing improved operational efficiency. As a result, funeral directors are spending more quality time with families planning a meaningful service, which leads to higher customer satisfaction and a better overall experience for funeral professionals and families alike. Passare is unique from other services because their platform provides: 


  • Unlimited Users & Devices 
  • Unlimited Updates -New updates every three weeks 
  • Reminders & Notifications-Set reminders to receive notifications by text or email 
  • Reporting-Build, automate, and share reports with everyone in your team 
  • Collaboration Center-Invite family members into an online space to collaborate with one another and the funeral director 
  • Member Discount-Selected members receive 50% on data conversion when migrating current system to Passare

Your Partner in Preneed Services

Precoa
Tyler Anderson
773-263-5187

Precoa (the Preneed Company of America) is committed to enriching life through meaningful connection. In a crowded marketplace, we stand alone with the highest quality, fully-integrated preneed system in America. From product, to customer service, to marketing, to consumer experience, we provide the most comprehensive solution to connect funeral homes and families, beginning to end.

Our ProActive Preneed® system is built on a foundation of proven awareness programs designed to help you expand your market presence and enrich more lives in your community. Each component of the ProActive model connects seamlessly, allowing you to serve and educate families like never before. The ProActive approach features:

  • Proven lead generation programs with an evolving array of new, innovative solutions all designed to turns leads into satisfied customers.
  • Top-of-the-line Funeral Planning Center™. Spend less time making phone calls and more time focused on what you do best. Our caring, professional planners connect your funeral home with more families in your community, helping you to share the importance of funeral service.
  • A refined advance planner recruiting system, plus expert, on-site sales management, training, and program analysis.

Every person deserves to experience a meaningful service for those they love. Contact us today to get a free market analysis and learn more about our new vision for preneed.

Your Partner in All-Inclusive Online Marketing

Ring Ring Marketing
(RRM)

Welton Hong
888-383-2848

Ring Ring Marketing (RRM) provides comprehensive online marketing solutions for funeral homes. RRM clients benefit from our mastery in both technology and marketing.

What we do:


  • Design marketing campaigns that are fully customized to each client.
  • Supercharge at-need calls through tools such as pay-per-click advertising and local search optimization.
  • Help funeral homes generate more preneed calls through full-fledged social media campaigns featuring original content.
  • Grow your business with techniques such as review generation and reputation management, website conversion optimization, mobile marketing, and hyper-geotargeting.
  • Offer a 60-day money-back guarantee
  • No locked in long-term contracts.

At RRM, your success is our success.

Exclusively for Selected members, we are offering a completely free comprehensive marketing plan. Visit us now or call 888-383-2848 to set up an appointment.

Your Partner in Wealth & Investment Management

Roosevelt Investment Group, Inc.
Corie Gabriel
646-452-6741

The Roosevelt Investment Group, Inc. (Roosevelt Investments) is a privately held, unaffiliated boutique advisory firm located in midtown Manhattan offering a range of proprietary equity, fixed income and balanced investment strategies to a wide spectrum of prominent families, high net worth individuals, funeral homes, cemeteries, death care professionals and various institutional clients. The firm has provided solutions for the death care profession for more than 25 years and advises on over $2 billion in assets.

What we do:

• A discount of 20% off our stated fee based on the investment

 • Free retirement planning

 • Free counseling on financing, valuation, mergers, and acquisitions

For additional information, including other benefits offered to Selected members, contact Corie Gabriel at (646) 452-6741 or by email.   

Your Partner in Funeral Planning Publications

Skyways Media
Vincent Smith
646-810-5748 (US)
514-667-3673 (Canada)
0044-10253-685464 (Europe)

Skyways Media create stunning, individually designed Funeral Planning Publications that utilize your existing branding or a new styling that we can create. We have been privileged to work with many large and small funeral homes across the USA, Canada and Europe to deliver innovative and elegant publications that guide clients through the funeral planning process, every step of the way.

Skyways procures on your behalf, local and regional sponsorship from companies that offer complementary products and services to your business, creating a strong business network within the community.

We provide 1,000 guides per year at absolutely ZERO cost to your funeral home

Your custom guide will offer:

  • High-quality printing and finishing
  • Professional design by our creative team
  • As much or as little content input as you wish
  • 1000s of stock images at your disposal
  • In-depth content designed to guide clients through the funeral planning process and promote pre-planning sales
  • Incorporate your pre-planning forms and client profile information

Your Partner in Mortuary & Health Science Supplies

Southland Medical, LLC
Jennifer Hall
800-959-9160

Southland Medical is a California based, family owned and operated supplier of exposure control products, mortuary supplies and equipment. Their mission is to provide excellent customer service and a superior selection of high-quality products at competitive prices with same-day delivery on stocked items. Call to inquire about the discounted prices they offer to Selected members.

Your Partner for Veteran Flag Cases and Military Urns

SpartaCraft
David Murray
800-282-8044 (M–F; 8am–5pm EST)
 

As a federally recognized manufacturer of flag cases and urns to both the United States Military and the Funeral Industry, SpartaCraft is the contracted provider of memorial products for all active duty Military deaths. Offering discounted pricing, laser personalization and same day shipping, we are committed to helping you honor those individuals who have served our country. 


  • Handmade in North Carolina using 100% American hardwoods
  • Federally-recognized provider of Military Memorial Products
  • Online ordering with Laser Personalization option
  • Same day shipping
  • Preferred pricing for Selected members

Click here to see the entire SpartaCraft catalog

Your Partner in Funeral, Cemetery and Crematory Software

SRS Computing
Kimberly Simons
800-797-4861

Hyper-focused on single point entry, SRS Computing products are seamless for one-site to multi-location funeral, cemetery and crematory corporations. With 20 years of experience supporting over 5000 locations, SRS has maintained a progressive reputation built from cutting-edge technology.

  • Track cases with unique Bar Coding
  • Put your business in your pocket with mobile.9
  • Go paperless with Virtual Files
  • Process credit card payments directly with E-Pay
  • Start managing calls with a FREE DEMO

Incomparable and user-friendly, SRS is the leader in superior management software solutions!

Your Partner in Keepsake Jewelry

Thumbies
Ryan Reyes, VP Sales
877-848-6243
Michael McCormick
815-880-5203

Thumbies® and BuddiesTM are heirloom-quality custom print keepsakes that comfort families with an unshakable connection to their loved ones and beloved family pets. Handcrafted in precious metals by artisans in the U.S. heartland, these keepsakes are cast for maximum tactile quality. Many pieces can incorporate cremated remains. Contact us to learn about our unparalleled Customer Service and best-in-class profit margins (that provide you with cash, not credits). For more information, please visit thumbies.com.

Your Partner in Tribute Videos and Webcasting Services

Tukios
Curtis Funk
801-682-4391

Tukios provides:

  • Automated Tribute Videos software allowing funeral directors to create memorial videos in just a few minutes
  • Simple flat-rate pricing
  • Tools to collaborate with families and eliminate photo scanning

Your Partner in Emergency Service Applications

Vital ICE App
Gerard Brockmeyer, Jr.
314-303-8090

Vital ICE App is focused on creating a partnership between independent funeral homes with their local fire, police, and EMS in efforts of saving lives. It is provided free of charge to area residents through a local funeral home and is custom branded. Users simply touch the banner to access direct dial to the sponsor phone number, and a link to their address and website. The app allows individuals to store medical history, current medications, allergies, ICE contacts, a place to store an insurance card and so much more! It even boasts the most superior life alert notification system that allows instant GPS location. 

Funeral homes receive a complete campaign to share on Facebook and other social media, 15-second commercials emphasizing health and safety, how-to slide shows, and a fully descriptive tutorial video. Other supporting marketing materials include EMS phone stickers, ad sheets and printable brochures. 

Vital ICE App won the EMS World Expo Innovation Award in 2015.