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eFuneral Launches Interactive Digital Storefront

March 07, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — eFuneral® Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of Homesteaders Life Company, has launched a groundbreaking online planning platform, connecting funeral providers to a new generation of consumers through a customizable digital storefront.

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Homesteaders to Host 2019 Certificate in Strategic Business Management Class in St. Louis

February 26, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, is partnering with Drake University to offer the fifth annual Certificate in Strategic Business Management course for funeral professionals. The class will take place at Saint Louis University, May 8-10, 2019.

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Shaffer Elected Chairman of Homesteaders Board of Directors

February 21, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — The Homesteaders Board of Directors announced today that Stephen Shaffer has been elected Chairman of the Board. He succeeds Stephen Lang, who will continue serving as a member of the Board.

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Homesteaders Recognizes Account Executives for Outstanding Achievement

February 05, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, held its annual sales meeting and recognition banquet last week in Long Beach, California. During the event, the company recognized account executives for providing exceptional service and delivering results for their funeral home customers.

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Dana Parmenter Named New Homesteaders Account Executive

January 22, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company’s VP-Field Sales, Dan Lodermeier, is pleased to announce that Dana Parmenter has joined Homesteaders’ industry-leading team of account executives. Parmenter has more than 14 years of experience in insurance and has been a valued member of Homesteaders’ customer service team for the past four years.   

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Homesteaders Sponsors The Funeral Director’s Guide to Statistics

January 08, 2019 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — The 2019 edition of The Funeral Director’s Guide to Statistics is available now through Kates-Boylston Publications. This user-friendly guidebook includes nearly 130 pages of content designed to help funeral professionals understand consumer buying trends, optimize their internal business operations and more. Homesteaders is once again the publication’s exclusive sponsor. 

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Scott Morris Joins Homesteaders

December 13, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Vice President of Strategic Markets Will Bischoff announced today that Scott Morris has joined the nation’s leading preneed company as Director of Strategic Markets.

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Karen King Retires, Joan Schoborg Assumes New Role as Regional Director

December 04, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company Vice President of Field Sales Dan Lodermeier announced today that Joan Schoborg has been named Regional Director. Schoborg fills a role previously held by Karen King, who is retiring after 46 years with the company.

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2018 Homesteaders Heroes Program Honors Outstanding Employees

November 15, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company, a national leader in preneed funeral funding, recently announced the winners of its annual peer-nominated Homesteaders Heroes program. The awards recognize employees who demonstrate Homesteaders’ mission and make an impact on the success of the company and its funeral home customers.

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Nicole Henderson Named New Account Executive

November 08, 2018 by Homesteaders Life Company

West Des Moines, Iowa — Homesteaders Life Company’s VP-Field Sales, Dan Lodermeier, is pleased to announce that Nicole Henderson has joined Homesteaders’ industry-leading team of account executives. Henderson, who has served for several years as a Homesteaders customer service representative, brings extensive financial services experience to her new role supporting the company’s funeral home customers.

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