In this episode, Todd recollects on the creation of the Funeral Home Management College in the ICCFA University (formerly the ACA – American Cemetery Association), his presentations nationally and throughout Canada, England, Scotland, Ireland, and Europe plus getting articles published in major trade publications – probably all to the dismay of his teachers in Iowa.
In this episode, Todd details his introduction to Canadian funeral directors from coast to coast and in particular his special bond and friendship with Harry Rath.
In this episode, Todd recalls his initial involvement with the Loewen Group as it grew its footprint in the US. This association gave Todd the opportunity to meet funeral directors across the country and the opportunity to share his knowledge throughout the funeral profession.
In this episode, Todd reflects on his time with Trust 100 and the marketing lessons that he learned. As the tide turned for Trust 100, being in Cincinnati, he was in the perfect location to be approached by the ever-expanding Loewen Group.
In this episode, Todd explains his decision to leave Cincinnati and move to upstate New York, and Hudson Valley Community College. From there he shares another failed ownership opportunity with Simmons Institute of Funeral Service in Syracuse and why he eventually headed back to Cincinnati.