Camby, IN 46113
Highly motivated, organized, self-directed & oriented licensed funeral professional with 11 years of experience serving families and executing funeral home operations. Well versed in all aspects of funeral service including funeral arranging, selection, training, accounting, meeting financial targets and managing day to day operations of single and multiple location firms.
Contractor Funeral Director & Embalmer
Indianapolis, IN 2016-Present
Coordinate & plan funeral services with families. Experienced in areas such as tissue donation and full autopsy cases. I work with several funeral homes throughout the state of Indiana. Daily operations include office responsibilities, accounts receivable & accounts payable. On call services. Preparation, dressing and casketing, placement into casket.
Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Cremation Center
Indianapolis, IN 2014-2016
Prep Room Manager/Funeral Director
Participated in daily operations, family owned mortuary and crematory with 5 locations. Highlights include: Coordinated & planned funeral services with families. Trained students and interns how to embalm, cosmetics, dress and placement into casket. Experienced in areas such as tissue donation and full autopsy cases. Fully capable of performing all duties and responsibilities. Ordered all supplies for the prep room, as well as inventory.
Neptune Society of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN 2012-2013
MANAGER/ FUNERAL DIRECTOR
Manage the daily operations of SCI-owned cremation business. Highlights include: Managed a staff of 4-5 Pre-need Counselors and 1 Office Manager Planned/Supervised memorial services with families. Trained staff on HMIS Funeral Management software, operational process steps & sales processes. Responsible for all local marketing designed to grow awareness & utilization of business unit.
Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Centers
Indianapolis, IN 2011-2012
Participated in daily operations of 1,800 plus call, family owned mortuary and crematory with 14 locations. Highlights included: Coordinated & planned funeral services with families, trained students and interns how to embalm, cosmetics, dress and placement into casket. Experienced in areas such as tissue donation and full autopsy cases. Fully capable of performing all duties and responsibilities with any cremation service.
Digger Mortuary Service
Indianapolis, IN 2011-2007
Largest removal & trade service in Indiana. Prepared remains subjected to trauma, decomposition, and autopsies for final disposition including feature setting, dress, placement into casket, facial reconstruction and applied cosmetics to provide a natural appearance. Coordinated burials & cremations, completed legal documentation. Practiced & promoted teamwork among staff through mentoring and performance feedback. Advised at-need families in coordination of funerals, memorial & graveside services.
Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel
Mooresville, IN 2005-2007
FUNERAL DIRECTOR/EMBALMER INTERN Worked two years under direct supervision of preceptor/mentor as skills were honed including improved embalming skills, and was given the opportunity to develop professional interpersonal skills to relate better with all families. Maintained records, arranged equipment and assisted in general maintenance of the funeral chapel. Conducted visitations and funeral services. Owner sold the business and chose the opportunity with Digger removal service.
PROFICIENCIES / STRENGTHS
Completed Gray Stone Consulting Courses in general funeral home responsibilities in 2012. Adept at developing strong client relationships resulting in overwhelming positive response ratings by families served through quality service. Hardworking and compassionate in all professional endeavors. Computer capabilities: TER; Directors Assistant, HMIS and other funeral management software, Insurance claims and filing, Preplanned Services, Creative problem solving, Public- relations and HMIS.
EDUCATION / LICENSURE
Indiana Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer Funeral Director License FD20700035
Mid-America College of Funeral Service
Jeffersonville, IN. 2003-2005
Associate Degree Applied Science/ Mortuary Science
Ivy Tech Community College
General Studies Degree. 2002-2003
Eastern Star Member
Ladies Auxiliary of Sahara Grotto
Member of Pi Sigma Professional Fraternity