May 27, 2020
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Pandemic Has Materially Changed Consumer Attitudes about Technology, Physical Presence, and Price Transparency relating to the Funeral and Cemetery Business

New survey measures transformations to a historically unchanged industry with lasting implications on buying, celebrations, practices, and physical infrastructure The pandemic has significantly altered consumer attitudes and behaviors in three key areas of the funeral and cemetery business – the buying and shopping process, the necessity of physical presence to support loved ones in their time of need, and the influence of technology on both. This according to The Foresight Companies 2020 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study. The pandemic has necessitated consumer use of technology to adapt their behaviors to a business steeped in tradition, and the survey makes clear that these behavior changes are here to stay.  For example, 75% of consumers now want pricing online – a practice virtually unheard of today, and many consumers will not do business with providers who do not deliver transparency. In […]
April 17, 2020
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The Foresight Companies Announces Gabriel Ngo as Director of Business Development

Dan Isard, Doug Gober, and Chris Cruger bring long time industry expert to join their team “We are pleased to announce we have brought on an established industry leader, Gabriel Ngo, to our ever-growing and dynamic team. The addition of Gabe Ngo as our Director of Business Development allows us to continue to deliver the highest care to our clients,” Dan Isard, the founder and managing partner of The Foresight Companies, recently announced.  “Gabe exudes credibility, confidence and integrity at the highest level. Gabe’s abilities and experience will provide an even higher level of service to our clients and the entire industry. We couldn’t be more excited to have Gabe on board,” Isard added. Chris Cruger, Chief Operating Officer and partner stated, “As we investigated ways of expanding and continuing the reach of The Foresight Companies, we discovered a person […]
February 6, 2020
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The Foresight Companies Announces Chris Cruger as New Partner

Dan Isard and Doug Gober bring long time industry expert as their new partner “We are very happy to announce we have initiated our long term plan to be able to provide the highest care to our clients for the next generation by having Chris Cruger become our partner effective January 1, 2020”, Dan Isard the founder and managing partner of The Foresight Companies recently announced.  “There is no one I have met with the experience, drive and ethics that Chris has.  Chris has improved all of our operational and transactional services. Over the past year he has demonstrated his passion and ability to help our clients,” Isard added. Doug Gober stated, “As we considered expanding and continuing the reach of The Foresight Companies’ offer, we encountered a person with the perfect set of skills to accomplish our growth objectives. […]
October 2, 2019
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Curtis Rostad Joins The Foresight Companies

Long time industry expert re-joins former company Daniel Isard, managing partner of The Foresight Companies is proud to announce that Curtis Rostad has rejoined Foresight.  “My relationship with Curt has spanned three decades.  I believe Curt is a true professional that understands funeral service from every angle,” Isard said.  “Curt has taught me so much about what it is like to live and work in a funeral home.  I am grateful that he is coming out of retirement to work with us,” Isard added. “Returning to The Foresight Companies, I’m excited to see a company that has not only expanded in size, but also in the scope of services it provides to its clients. I’m looking forward to working with Dan and Doug in helping clients be successful, compliant, and more profitable in the future.” Rostad said. Curt was an […]
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 […]
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