Sept. 18, 2019 – PRLog — International Grief Institute, an educational consulting firm that provides professional training to funeral and bereavement professionals, has appointed Daniel Enea to join the board of distinguished industry and academic thought leaders who will explore aftercare trends and develop best practices to meet emerging needs in the funeral industry.
A third generation licensed funeral director and owner of Mohawk Valley Funeral & Cremations in Little Falls, New York, Enea is also a member of the New York State/National Funeral Directors Association. He has served as county coroner, assisted with multiple hurricane rescue and recovery efforts, and helped establish the Houston-based portable morgue. Daniel is a member of the New York State Family Assistance Program through the NYS Funeral Director’s Association. He is past member of the Tri-County Funeral Director Association, serving as their past vice president. For his multi-community service, Dan received the prestigious Genesis Group “Leaders under 40 award” in 2011.
“Daniel is a highly qualified and deeply caring individuals who provides excellence in service to families in their time of need and beyond,” says IGI partner Linda Findlay.
Committed to being at the forefront of the future of aftercare, each advisor brings unparalleled expertise and behavioral insights that will help shape the aftercare landscape in funeral service.
“Our aftercare certification program is the gold standard for quality and ethical practices in funeral service aftercare,” says Findlay. “The role of the IGI Aftercare Advisory Board is to explore emerging trends and ensure high training standards that deliver greater end-user value.”
Enea joins fellow funeral professionals Sharon Gee-Mascarello of Wayne State University, Jenni Bryant of Tennessee, and Chuck Pryor of Texas, to serve on the board.
The board meets quarterly to explore aftercare trends, how to establish best practices, and develop ways to put them into action that best meet the needs of the funeral industry.