Messenger Sales

Heather Garman

Heather Garman - V.P. of Sales and Marketing

Nichole Bishop

Nichole Bishop - National Accounts Manager

Nichole Bishop joined Messenger in 1998 as a graphic designer, she then became the Product Development Manager and after that, became the National Accounts Manager. She took a leave of absence for a few years but when the position opened back up in January of 2020, she came back as the National Accounts Manager, we are happy to have her! Before her time at Messenger, Nichole worked as an art director for a travel company in Alabama. Outside of work, Nichole enjoys spending her summers hanging out by her pond with her kids, refinishing furniture and traveling. Her favorite vacation spot is Duck, North Carolina. Nichole lives in Fort Wayne with her husband Brad, they have three kids together, Kaitlyn, Paul and Madison. 

Favorite Messenger Stationery: Ornate and Endless Grace

Brian Clary

Brian Clary - Director of Sales, East Region

Brian joined Messenger in 2014, but has been working in the funeral industry in various roles since he was 16 years old. He is a CMA and CPA with over 35 years of experience working with funeral homes and cemeteries. Before coming to Messenger, Brian worked with The Lowen Group, Aurora Casket Company, and Johnson Consulting on both the financial and operations side, and the sales side. Brian is originally from British Columbia, Canada, but now he lives in northern Kentucky with his wife and four children. Outside of work, Brian enjoys playing on a hockey team with his son.

Favorite Messenger stationery series: Family Tree

Kim Scott

Kim Scott - Director of Sales, West Region

Kim began his funeral service career in 1973 at Hawthorn Funeral Home, while attending college in his hometown of Carthage, Texas. He graduated from Sam Houston State University and from Commonwealth College of Mortuary Sciences, and became a licensed funeral director and embalmer. Kim worked for Service Corporation International for much of his early career before joining Messenger in 2004 as a sales representative in Eastern Texas. He was in the Top 10 and shared Sales Representative of the Year. He was named Supplier of the Year by the Texas Funeral Directors Association and by the Southeast Texas Funeral Directors Association. Kim became Director of Sales for Messenger’s West Region in 2014. He and his wife Cheryl reside in Katy, Texas. They are the parents of three daughters and seven grandchildren. Kim and Cheryl enjoy spending the summer by the pool with the grandchildren, watching football in the fall, and attending Dallas Cowboys games. They also enjoy good food with good friends.

Favorite Messenger stationery series: Ornate, Chronicles, and Family Tree

Independent Sales Consultants

Keisha Addison

Keisha Addison

Georgia

Tom Ahlers

Tom Ahlers

Wisconsin, Michigan

Paul Ambroselli

Paul Ambroselli

South Carolina

Jay Amburgey

Jay Amburgey

Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia

Cameron Audette

Cameron Audette

New York, Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts

David Bednar

David Bednar

Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware

Mike Borror

Michael Borror

Kentucky, Tennessee,
West Virginia

Jeff Burnett

Jeff Burnett

Pennsylvania, New Jersey,
New York

Jeff Chancellor

Jeff Chancellor

British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba

Kent Christiansen

Kent Christiansen

Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah

Randy Clemons

Randy Clemons

Iowa, Illinois

Steve Coker

Steve Coker

Texas

Jodi Crawford

Jodi Crawford

Oklahoma

Ellie Dane

Ellie Dane

Florida

Ron Downey

Ron Downey

Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Novia Scotia

John Duncan

John Duncan

Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi

Kevin Durkan

Kevin Durkan

Maine, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Massachusetts

Todd Ely

Todd Ely

Indiana, Ohio

MeredithFeminis

Meredith Feminis

Illinois

ThomasGutzmer

Thomas Gutzmer

Virgina

Kory Hatch

Kory Hatch

Washington, Oregon, Idaho

Mark Hess

Mark Hess

New York

Shannon Hutchins

Shannon Hutchins

Kansas

ChrisIverson

Christopher Iverson

Arizona, So. California, Hawaii

Brad Johnson

Brad Johnson

Florida, Georgia

Mark Kaul

Mark Kaul

Michigan

Dave Kolbe

Dave Kolbe

Ohio, Kentucky

Scott Lee

Scott Lee

Ohio

Chuck Lemmons

Chuck Lemmons

Arkansas

Bill Lindley

Bill Lindley

Louisiana, Mississippi

Linda Lindley

Linda Lindley

Louisiana, Mississippi

Gary Marks

Gary Marks

Pennsylvania, West Virginia

Paul McAndrew

Paul McAndrew

Pennsylvania, New York

Glen Miller

Glen Miller

Ontario

Sherry Noble

Sherry Noble

Virginia, North Carolina,
South Carolina

Glenn Vaughn

Glenn Vaughn

Texas

Bret Welsh

Bret Welsh

North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota

Jim Whitecar

Jim Whitecar

California

Gerry Wright

Gerry Wright

Colorado, New Mexico, Nebraska

Greg Wright

Greg Wright

Colorado, New Mexico, Nebraska