West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Executive VP-Sales and Marketing Lyndon Peterson is pleased to announce that Brent Thomas has joined the nation’s leading preneed company as Assistant Director-Field Training and Development.
“We are honored to have Brent join our training and development team,” shares Homesteaders Director-Field Training and Development Wanda Sizemore. “His extensive experience working with both consumers and funeral professionals provides him with the skillset required to connect the two and ensure success.”
The training and continuing education Homesteaders offers for funeral professionals have grown exponentially over the past several years. Thomas will work with Sizemore to increase access to this valuable training to funeral professionals across the country.
“I am excited to join Homesteaders because of the company's innovation and reputation for quality service. The integrity and character of the people that work at Homesteaders aligns with my passion for helping funeral professionals serve families,” Thomas states. “I look forward to sharing what I’ve learned through years of experience in funeral service to help funeral professionals develop the skills they need to serve even more families.”
Prior to joining Homesteaders, Thomas spent 23 years in the funeral profession, including 17 years at Batesville Casket Company. His award-winning experience as a business consultant, coach/mentor and strategic sales leader is rooted in his commitment to helping families honor their loved ones.
Homesteaders Life Company, a mutual company owned by its policy holders, is a national leader providing products and services to promote and support the funding of advance funeral planning and end-of-life expenses.