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Messenger Top Representatives Recognized

by Tracy Fetters | Mar 09, 2022



The Messenger Company recently recognized its top sales representatives with achievement awards at the company’s National Sales Meeting held February 28 – March 2, 2022 in Clearwater, Florida.

The 2021 President’s Club Award is presented to the Top 10 representatives: Tom Ahlers, Jay Amburgey, David Bednar, Jeffrey Burnett, Steve Coker, Meredith Feminis, Christopher Iverson, Dave Kolbe, Ellie Dane and Glenn Vaughn. The Vice President’s Club Award is presented to the sales representatives rounding out the top 20: Keisha Addison, Mike Borror, John Duncan, Todd Ely, Mark Hess, Shannon Hutchins, Brad Johnson, husband and wife team Bill & Linda Lindley, Sherry Noble and father and son team Gerry and Greg Wright.

Messenger’s highest sales honor, Sales Representative of the Year, was awarded to Dave Kolbe. “Dave truly sets the bar when it comes to consulting, training and cultivating relationships with his accounts. We are continually amazed by Dave’s strong track record for excellence and growth year after year” stated Brian Clary, Sales Director of the East Region for Messenger. Kolbe has been serving accounts in Ohio and Kentucky since 1989.

Express Funeral Funding also presented sales awards during the Sales Meeting. Kevin Smith received the top sales honor for insurance funding. “Kevin has worked hard to grow his territory from the ground up. In just one year, he has gone above and beyond to secure new accounts and grow funding claims for his existing clients” stated Andy Buckman, Vice President of Sales at Express Funeral Funding. Express Funeral Funding also presented Gold Member awards to sales representatives Olivia Ralston, Larry McCracken and Kevin Smith for exemplary sales achievements in 2021.

“In 2021, we were honored to help more funeral homes help more families than ever before and after the challenges we all faced in 2020 that felt really good. We commend our entire team for the creative and passionate ways they serve each and every day” stated Heather Garman, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Messenger. 


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