In cooperation with the Funeral Service Foundation
March 17-18, 2014
Emory Conference Center Hotel
Learn who will be attending the March 2014 NFDA Meet the Mentors Program:
Take a chance to be a part of something extraordinary – Meet the Mentors! It's a professional opportunity unlike anything else you've experienced. Fifty NFDA-members who are licensed funeral professionals under the age of 40 will be randomly selected from the pool of entries received to learn from and talk with three of the profession's leading funeral directors. Just think how much could be gained by sitting down with the stellar leaders in your profession and talking with them about their businesses.
Schedule of Events:
March 17, 2014
5:30 – 6 p.m. Registration: Garden Courtyard, Garden Level
6 – 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception: Garden Overlook & Courtyard, Garden Level
6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dinner: Dining Room, Garden Level, Drawing Room
March 18, 2014
6:30 – 8 a.m. Full Breakfast: Dining Room, Garden Level
7 – 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast: Outside Starvine I Room, South Wing
8:05 - 8:15 a.m. Welcome: Starvine Room I, South Wing
Christine Pepper, NFDA CEO
8:15 - 10:45 a.m. Mentor Presentations:
8:15 – 9 a.m. Dan Moloney
9 - 9:45 a.m. Dana Jones Wynn
9:45 – 10 a.m. Break
10 - 10:45 a.m. Carey Bliley
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion with Mentors: Starvine I Room, South Wing
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch and Class Photo: Dining Room, Garden Level
12:50 – 2:45 p.m. Roundtable Discussions with Mentors: Starvine II Room, South Wing
2:45 – 3 p.m. Wrap-up and Concluding Remarks:
Christine Pepper, NFDA CEO
Here is what past participants are saying about Meet the Mentors:
Meet the Mentors was beyond my expectations!
This experience was invaluable. I am grateful to have met the mentors, but especially to have met my peer group.
It was a phenomenal experience! The opportunity to meet some of the greatest minds of Funeral Service was very valuable!
Carey Bliley is president of Bliley Funeral Homes, which has several locations in Richmond, Virginia. He helped in his family's business since he was a child, and formally joined the staff in 1999.
Daniel Moloney Jr.
F. Daniel "Dan" Moloney Jr. is president and co-owner of Moloney Family Funeral Homes, which operates six funeral home locations in Suffolk County, New York; Affordable Cremation Services of New York; and the Nassau-Suffolk Crematory. He has worked in funeral service for more than a decade and is very active within the profession.
Dana Jones Wynn
Dana Jones Wynn is the president and CEO of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home and Crematory, which has two locations, Villa Rica and Douglasville, Ga. A second-generation funeral director, Wynn also oversees Meadowbrook Memory Gardens and a newly added crematory.
Hats off to the Funeral Service Foundation for helping make the "Meet the Mentors" program possible!
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