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NFDA Announcing August 2013 Meet the Mentors Attendees This Week

Posted: June 24, 2013

Tune in each day this week as NFDA announces the Meet the Mentors attendees. Videos of each day's drawing will be available for viewing on NFDA's website and social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) at approximately 2 p.m. CST. The 50 young funeral professionals whose names are drawn will be attending the NFDA Meet the Mentors program, which will take place August 19-20 at the Harvard Faculty Club in Cambridge (Boston), Mass. Learn more about Meet the Mentors by visiting NFDA thanks the Funeral Service Foundation for its support of Meet the Mentors.

News Release: NFDA Announces August 2013 Meet the Mentors Attendees

Friday's Announcement Video

  • Natalie Clink, T. M. Ralph Plantation Funeral Home, Plantation, FL
  • * Peter Dilwith, Mililani Memorial Park & Mortuary, Pearl City, HI
  • Lucas Dumont, Tasker Funeral Service, Dover, NH
  • Benjamin Faulkenberry, Dunklin & Daniels Funeral Home, Greenville, AL
  • Adam Lockstone, R. L. Lockstone Funeral Home, Weatherford, OK
  • Gerald Macari, Leo P. Gallagher & Son Funeral Home, Stamford, CT
  • Tammy Miles, Roseberry's Funeral Home, Friendship, WI
  • Ashley Moul, Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, Milford, MI
  • Chad Saia, Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, Hammond, LA
  • Jaime Steward, Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA


Thursday's Announcement Video

  • Joanna Brief, Westchester Funeral Home, Inc., Eastchester, NY
  • Frank Cagnina, Jr., Woodridge Memorial Park & Funeral Home, Lexington, SC
  • Kellie Caposello, John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank, NJ
  • Nicholas Fitzwater, Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home, Inc., Charleston, WV
  • Jennifer Harry, Meyer Brothers Colonial Chapel, Sioux City, IA
  • Sierra Mello, Gunderson Funeral Home & Crematory, Madison, WI
  • * Faith Miner, French Mortuary, Inc. – Wyoming Chapel, Albuquerque, NM
  • Joseph Ladd Pulliam, Jones and Son Funeral Home, Richton, MS
  • Lauren Roberts-Worland, Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center – Market Street, Indianapolis, IN
  • Jes Scott, Osheim & Schmidt Funeral Home, Rapid City, SD


Wednesday's Announcement Video

  • Matthew Baskerville, Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd., Wilmington, IL
  • John Brennan, Jr., Brennan & Brennan Funeral Home, Carbondale, PA
  • Karin Figueroa, Panebaker Funeral Home, Hanover, PA
  • Amber Gilbert, Otts Funeral Home, Sulligent, AL
  • Samuel James, James Funeral Home, Huntersville, NC
  • Jason Sheppard, Carmon Community Funeral Homes, Windsor, CT
  • Corey Parker, Hall Davis & Sons Funeral Service, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Krista Vanlandingham, Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center – Speedway, Indianapolis, IN
  • Neil Weiss, Cozean Memorial Chapel & Crematory, Farmington, MO
  • Jolene Winter, Brater Funeral Home, Harrison, OH


Tuesday's Announcement Video

  • Ralph Barile, Jr., Barile Family Funeral Home, Stoneham, MA
  • Brittany Boozer, Talladega Funeral Home, Inc., Talladega, AL
  • Audra Brooks, Bouton and Reynolds Funeral Home, Stamford, CT
  • * John Daviston, McKoon Funeral Home, Newnan, GA
  • William Fay, II, Callahan & Fay Brothers Funeral Home, Worcester, MA
  • Scott Green, George Irvin Green Funeral Home, Munhall, PA
  • Brad Horner, Hooper-Huddleston & Horner Funeral Home, Cookeville, TN
  • Sal Mangano, Mangano Funeral Home, Deer Park, NY
  • Nora Murphy, Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home, Inc., Kenosha, WI
  • * Randy Nash, Spring Hill Funeral Home, Nashville, TN


Monday's Announcement Video

  • * Brian Bentley, D'Esopo Funeral Chapel, Wethersfield, CT
  • Travis Browne, Castle Rock Funeral and Cremation, Parker, CO
  • Garrett Christensen, Williams-Gores Funeral Home, Delton, MI
  • Zachary Coffin, Chaput-Buoy Funeral Home, Concordia, KS
  • Jason DeLeon, Memorial Funeral Home, San Juan, TX
  • Matt Dixon, Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home, Canal Winchester, OH
  • Lori Hall-Diaz, Diehl-Whittaker Funeral Service, Columbus, OH
  • Whitney Lang, Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, Gulfport, MS
  • Whitney Rhodus, Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, Hammond, LA
  • Jason Steele, Arnett & Steele Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Pineville, KY

Note: Individuals with an asterisk (*) next to their name have indicated they will be unable to attend. Alternate attendees are listed below:

  • Meaghan Baker, Campbell Funeral Service, Beverly, MA
  • Adam Baynard, McMahan's Funeral Home, Rutherfordton, NC
  • Jessica Urban, Mueller Memorial, St. Paul, Minn.
  • Joel Walters, Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, WI