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September 25, 2019

The Foresight Companies Announces New Elevated Funding Platform for the Funeral and Cemetery Profession

Best in Class “Foresight Funding” harnesses the power of competitive bidding Phoenix, AZ— September 19, 2019 — The Foresight Companies has elevated funeral service lending to a new level by gaining exclusive access to a national financing platform that will match our client’s needs with hundreds of lenders. Dan Isard, Managing Partner of The Foresight Companies, LLC., one of the foremost consulting companies serving the funeral and cemetery professions announced today, “The Foresight Companies has revolutionized lending for deathcare. In the next decade, well in excess of $5 billion of funeral and cemetery ownership will changes hands. This is going to affect the stewardship of thousands of owner families. This potentially secures the employment of a significant number of full and part time people, licensed and unlicensed.” Isard said that The Foresight Companies have developed a process for private individuals […]
September 12, 2019

Three Companies Announce Strategic Alliance

The Foresight Companies, LLC and The Roosevelt Investment Group, Inc. are aligning with Golden Considerations, Inc. Phoenix, AZ; New York, NY and Harrisburg, PA— September 12 — Dan Isard, Managing Partner of The Foresight Companies and Adam Sheer, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Roosevelt Investments, announce their Foresight Roosevelt Wealth Management collaboration is aligning with Golden Considerations, Inc. “Adam, Bob and I understand that first and foremost we are in the relationship business. Throughout our individual careers we have created beneficial relationships with thousands of funeral homes and cemeteries. Now, we are providing a collaborative benefit to those clients with our new relationship,” Isard stated. “We are rolling out a specialized support system to allow our clients to take advantage of a proactive plan that offers a holistic preneed and trust plan coupled with long-term financial management and finance tools. The […]
July 24, 2019

Conflict Resolution

By Stephanie Ramsey; The Foresight Companies, LLC Many people believe that the funeral business work environment is something like the classic TV show The Brady Bunch. A mixed family that all got along and worked together in perfect harmony. Instead the reality is much more like the current show Modern Family— lots of sniping, gossiping, and taking sides with one group or another. While the daily work is ultimately accomplished, some employees may not be talking to each other and the atmosphere around the office is often frigid. Does this sound familiar? While the public may see a united team, behind the curtain there may be tension, frustration, and chaos that is on the verge of erupting at any moment. Managing funeral employees can be challenging on many different levels. One of the most difficult issues is addressing employee conflict. […]
May 29, 2019


It’s a must-do in today’s world, but it also must be done right so it becomes an asset to your business. The use of social media by funeral homes isn’t a matter of choice anymore, it’s a necessity. Digital media has radically changed our lives: – how we communicate, shop, work and get our news. In the not-too-distant past, funeral homes with websites were a big deal. Social media was just emerging but was not widely adopted by most funeral providers. Fast-forward to today: In most industries, not having an updated website and avoiding social media is considered unusual. In fact, most funeral firms use both mediums to some extent. Yet social media is still widely underutilized in the funeral profession and is, to some degree, misunderstood. This is especially true when considering the effective deployment of this medium for […]
February 27, 2019

The Foresight Companies Welcomes Chris Cruger as Chief Operating Officer

Daniel Isard, Managing Partner of The Foresight Companies, one of the foremost consulting companies serving the funeral and cemetery professions, announced today that Chris Cruger is joining the company as our new Chief Operating Officer. “Our company has seen a great deal of growth and recognition over the past decade. We need a strong capable leader to help up grow from an entrepreneurial enterprise to a long-term sustainable company. To that end we have hired Chris Cruger to join us”, Isard stated. “Chris knows our profession and the needs of our clients. He has a long tenure operating, acquiring and divesting funeral and cemetery businesses. He also understanding the delicate balance of running a business as he has been an entrepreneur himself”. Chris Cruger is an experienced business leader with a history of strong analytics in the areas of operations, […]
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