Sales Representative, The Dodge Co
Autumn is a Michigan native who currently resides in Rhode Island. She serves as sales representative with The Dodge Company, covering Connecticut and Western Massachusetts alongside her role as part time chemist for the company, a position she has held since 2020. Autumn holds both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mortuary Science, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Sciences. She also serves as an Instructional Assistant for the Mortuary Science Program at Wayne State University. She is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in the State of Michigan and Rhode Island. When she’s not on the road visiting funeral homes or spending time in the lab, she enjoys collecting house plants, playing volleyball, practicing yoga, and cooking.
President & Owner, Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services
Megan Coyle is president and fifth-generation owner of Coyle Funeral Home and Cremation Services, where she continues a 134-year tradition of serving the families of Northwest Ohio. Megan is an Ohio Licensed Funeral Director and Funeral Insurance Agent, and she is the recipient of numerous national awards and accolades for her work in preneed and her professional leadership. She is an active board member of organizations dedicated to supporting and empowering women, as well as those focused on improving her local community. Driven by purpose and positivity, she strives to stay balanced while putting service first.
Chief Sales Officer with Envision Strategic Partners
Erin joined the Funeral Profession nearly a decade ago after a personal experience with her grandmother helped her discover her passion for helping families pre-arrange. Previously, she worked as an award-winning sales leader for 20+ years. She excelled as a Sales Counselor and Manager at Larkin Mortuaries & Cemeteries. She earned the Homesteaders Life ‘Rookie of the Year Award’ and maintained being a “Million Dollar Producer” along with multiple sales awards. Erin now recruits, trains, supports and motivates some of the most successful and compassionate pre-planning sales counselors in the country. In 2022, she co-founded the Death Care Collective. She enjoys traveling with her husband and teenage son.
Regional Sales Manager at Coldspring USA
With a family background in funeral services and extensive experience in the death care industry, Honnalora currently serves as a Regional Sales Manager for Coldspring. Throughout her career, she has earned several prestigious sales awards and has 25 years of professional public speaking experience. Honnalora brings a strong sense of business acumen to her sales process including, business development, sales leadership and sales training. She drives world class value added solutions for permanent memorialization. In 2022, she co-founded the Death Care Collective. You can often find Honnalora in Las Vegas, enjoying her role as “PeaPa” aka Grandma.
Director of Account Operations, Precoa
Courtney Jackson is Director of Account Operations at Precoa. For over ten years, her managerial talent for empowering businesses, teams, and individuals to harness their strengths and realize their full potential has taken her around the world from Taiwan to Texas. She is skilled at leading cross-collaborative initiatives and setting company-wide priorities. These continually improve the preneed experience for funeral homes and make a meaningful impact on Precoa’s award-winning company culture. A compassionate mentor, Courtney’s genuine curiosity inspires her to understand what drives people so she can guide them to grow their careers and ignite excitement in others.
Director of Public Relations, National Funeral Directors Association
As the Director of Public Relations for NFDA, Jessica Koth is responsible for developing and delivering comprehensive and creative media and public relations plans to enhance the reputation of the association and its members and educate consumers about the value of meaningful memorialization. She also serves as the editor of the NFDA Bulletin, oversees the Pursuit of Excellence Award program, manages the association’s presence on social media, and writes a monthly column for The Director magazine. Prior to joining NFDA, Jessica worked at several public relations agencies where her clients included local, regional, and national companies and non-profit organizations.