WilbertEDU® Upcoming Sessions
Join us on October 13 when Jennifer Werthman, Director of Education for the Cremation Association of North America, will present on our WilbertEDU webinar platform. Jennifer, a former high school science teacher, began working for the American Foundry Society in 2005 after receiving her master’s degree in Education. She was responsible for the administration and operations of the AFS Institute’s programs and facilities, and initiated a complete redesign of Institute programming, including both classroom and online courses. A Certified Professional in Learning and Performance (CPLP), Jennifer brings to CANA a wealth of experience in best practices for workplace learning and, as the Director of Education, she helps to develop curriculum that expands one’s knowledge of best funeral practices, especially as it relates to cremation.
In this session, Jennifer will talk about the latest CANA research. This research on Cremation Memorialization Trends and Insights will help to answer questions such as: How many households have cremated remains in them? What are their plans for permanent placement? What are the barriers to making decisions? Jennifer will provide the attendees with additional insights into cremation consumer behavior and decision-making. Join this webinar to hear the results of this ground-breaking research and participate in a spirited question and answer session.
On October 27, the team at Rosenacker and Associates in Cincinnati, Ohio will enlighten attendees on Estate and Succession Planning. The team is made up of Frank Rosenacker, who grew up in a funeral home. His funeral service career spans almost 60 years. Frank is a funeral director, embalmer, attorney, and served 4 ½ years as an Air Force JAG Officer and in the Ohio National Guard. His company (R&A) is a consulting business and law practice, both of which are dedicated to the death care profession, specializing in legal, accounting, tax, management, and succession planning. Sue Gilkey is a licensed attorney who returned to law school after a career as a social worker within the court system. She is a partner at Frank B. Rosenacker Co., LPA, and concentrates her practice in funeral services, succession and estate planning, business organization, transactions, and probate. Ann Rosenacker is the President and COO of R&A and is dedicated to the death care profession, having worked with the company for over 25 years. She attended the University of Cincinnati and is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS. Ann holds a preneed insurance license and previously worked part-time in preneed sales until later devoting 100% (and then some) of her time to R&A.
This webinar, Estate and Succession Planning, will have you asking yourself these important questions: When should a funeral homeowner start thinking about his/her succession plan? Who is the successor? Will the successor be a relative, employee, competitor, or corporation? Bring your questions to this informative webinar and hear Frank, Sue, and Ann share important basic estate planning tools and how to transfer a business.