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Foresight Announces Launch of New Digital Communication, Education and Leadership Content

PHOENIX – The Foresight Companies has announced its complete launch of new communication, educatio, and leadership as a business financial consulting firm. Foresight is recognized as the preeminent boutique financial and management consulting firm in the funeral and cemetery profession.

In a press release announcing the new site, Foresight President Dan Isard said: “We were an early adapter to having a web presence. Our goal has always been to educate. However, the methods of education continue to evolve. Our redeveloped site has a library with more content than any other in funeral service. Now we will add other methods of education including video seminars and blogs.”

“I worked to assembled a creative team of digital experts to assist us in our effort. Our goal is to have a graphic and educational experience that is superb, ” Foresight's director of marketing Jeff Harbeson said. “We enlisted Directors Advantage as a key part of this development. Ellery and his team understand the ability to have a theme interwoven through the site with a brand such as ours.”

Harrison added, “So many times I hear from funeral professionals that they know Dan Isard but they don’t quite know what Foresight does. Now we can showcase the full talents of our diverse company and its highly-trained staff with four decades of experience.”

Foresight’s refreshed website,, was created and designed by the team at Directors Advantage led by CEO Ellery Bowker. “The goal of the new website is to communicate the depth and breadth of Foresight’s offering in a way that lets a firm of any size see the value of working with Dan and his team of experts,” said Bowker.

“The website is just one step in Foresight’s full engagement to share our messages in a timely method through social media,” Harbeson said.

“Social media expert and CEO of Disrupt Media, Ryan Thogmartin, along with his team of experts, are the second key component and the ongoing engine to our ability to get these news worthy messages to the funeral and cemetery public,” Isard added.

Thogmartin said “It’s great to partner with a leader in the marketplace like The Foresight Companies. Being able to align with a company that has a passion for helping funeral homes and cemeteries by driving the profession forward is a privilege.”

As part of its commitment to the betterment of business practices, blog/vlog has been created to offer insights and valued content for everyone at no cost.

“My practice started in 1974. With more than 40 years of collective expertise in all matters of business, the Foresight Foreca$t is the latest commitment to help educate the next generation of this profession,” Isard said.

ForesightForeca$t will offer weekly video enhanced blogs. The video segments, called “The more you know, the smarter you are,” will include short four- to five-minute presentations as well as free monthly video seminars by experts Dan Isard, Stephanie Ramsey, Jeff Harbeson, Kevin Kruger and Mandy Rohde. The Foresight Foreca$t will be broadcast from the studio located at The Foresight Companies headquarters in Phoenix.

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Posted Jan. 30, 2017


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