February 2, 2023
DOUG GOBER TO BE HONORED WITH THE ICCFA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION’S LASTING IMPACT AWARD STERLING, VA—January 31, 2023 – The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association’s (ICCFA) Educational Foundation will present its Lasting Impact Award to Doug Gober during the 2023 ICCFA Annual Convention & Exposition in Kansas City, Missouri. Doug has logged hundreds of hours as a speaker and educator at deathcare events across the globe and has presented at many ICCFA events including the ICCFA Annual Convention & Exposition, the DEAD Talks Sales Conference, and the ICCFA University. He has earned numerous national awards within the deathcare profession and has served as a consultant for marketing and merchandising projects on an international scale. Doug currently serves on the ICCFA Sales & Marketing Committee. Doug began his career in deathcare 44 years ago as a sales representative for Batesville Casket […]
July 26, 2022
The team at The Foresight Companies are passionate about the funeral and cemetery profession. The knowledge that we teach our profession is not opinion, it is empirical facts and findings based on what the consumer is thinking about the funeral and cemetery profession. This is how they see the profession and they embracing new ways of doing things. When the pandemic began in 2020, we saw how fast our profession was hit due to the increased amount of deaths that were occurring. Certainly, all the first responders were put to work to aide and guide us through the pandemic. But what also emerged was the title of Last or Final Responders. These are the funeral and cemetery professionals who could not skip a beat and needed to work diligently and quickly to help families with shocking and sudden losses due […]
July 26, 2022
At The Foresight Companies our mission is to provide our clients with customized financial and operational solutions. We deliver results through our passion for the profession and the communities they serve.
July 25, 2022
We are excited to share our participation in the Viewpoint with Dennis Quaid educational series. The Foresight team is featured in the episode titled “Funeral Care and Final Wishes”. This short piece focuses on the way the profession adapted to meet the needs of the consumer following the pandemic. At The Foresight Companies, our mission is to provide customized financial and operational solutions to the funeral and cemetery profession. We actively engage with all members of the profession. We deliver results through our passion for the profession and the communities they serve. Over the last 40 years, we have made our goal to educate the profession on the new trends and shifts in behavior. Specifically, during the past two years we have focused on the factors impacting the profession because of the pandemic. We educate by providing empirical data and […]
July 25, 2022
We were excited to take part in the 2022 Funeral (Un)Conference. DISRUPT Media and ConnectingDirectors.com teamed up with deathcare leaders to bring the first-ever Funeral (un)Conference to your digital screen. Chris Cruger joined Day Two of the event for an unscripted and unprecedented panel discussion about all things business growth and funding. For a recap of the discussion, click the video below.