Abilene, Texas – Funeral Directors Life has announced the addition of Skip Phelps as director of sales development for Kentucky and Ohio.
“Skip has an extensive background in the funeral profession a funeral director, preneed professional, and preneed manager at a large, multi-location organization,” said Kris Seale, Funeral Directors Life president and CEO. “Most importantly, he has a heart for service and for helping other funeral professionals grow and succeed in a changing marketplace. Skip will be an incredible asset to our clients in Kentucky and Ohio.”
Phelps has over 12 years of experience in the funeral profession as a preneed advisor and later, the preneed manager of a large funeral home and cemetery operation. He is a licensed funeral director and holds certifications as a life, health, and annuities agent, cemetery & funeral home executive, cremation arranger & crematory operator, and celebrant.
“Skip Phelps brings a wealth of experience to our team,” said Kevin Gaffney, regional sales vice president. “He has both business to consumer and business to business experience, as well as sales management experience. He is an incredible team player and his heart is in this profession.”
“My primary objective as director of sales development is to continue to establish relationships with current funeral home clients and preneed agents and educate them on all of the services that we have to offer,” Phelps said. “I passionately believe in FD, and think that we have the best products, marketing support, and customer service in the funeral profession.”
Posted Feb. 14, 2017