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Homesteaders Account Executives Recognized for Outstanding Service

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Homesteaders Life Co., a national leader in preneed funeral funding, recently held its national sales meeting and recognition in Glendale, Arizona. During the event, the company recognized account executives for providing exceptional service and delivering results for their funeral home customers.

Senior Account Executive RD Monson (East Region) was named the Graham J. Cook Account Executive of the Year. The award recognizes the account executive who best exhibits the qualities required to provide superior support to funeral home customers. Monson, who previously served as a funeral director and preneed counselor, has been part of the Homesteaders account executive team for more than a decade. He was recently inducted into Homesteaders’ prestigious Pioneer Club for tenured account executives.

“RD’s strong commitment to the funeral profession is just one of the many reasons he has earned the trust and respect of his colleagues and funeral home customers,” said Dan Lodermeier, Homesteaders’ vp-field sales. “He continuously demonstrates Homesteaders’ values by holding himself accountable to help firms achieve success.”

Monson was also recognized as the East Region Account Executive of the Year. Several other Homesteaders account executives were honored during the event, including:

  • Tami Hall: West Region Account Executive of the Year; Territory Development Award
  • Jake Sale: Central Region Account Executive of the Year; Territory Development Award;Commitment Award
  • Brianne Niedermyer: Home Office Region Account Executive of the Year; Territory Development Award
  • Vincent Michaelsen: Daniel M. Voecks Award; Monthly Volume Award
  • Jessica Schulz: PartnerPoints Service Award
  • Gary Weisenbach: Rising Star Award
  • Terri Bordenkircher: Territory Management Award
  • Eolo Nizzi: Positive Attitude Award

Since 1992, the Homesteaders account executive program has helped the company provide top-quality service and business support to its funeral home customers. This program is part of Homesteaders’ ongoing commitment to customer success and promoting the value of funeral service. To learn more, visit

Posted Feb. 3, 2017


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