C&J's offices will be closed Monday Sept 5th in observance of Labor Day and will reopen Sept 6 at 8 am CT.


C&J is proud to Partner with industry leading companies and progressive associations.

Here are a few of the prestigious organizations that we are affiliated with.

3 FrontRunner Professional – An advanced technology company steeped in tradition. FrontRunner is committed to growing its network of caring professionals to introduce consumers to firms that understand and care, and have the solutions to help respect their right to choice. Their funeral home management software is specifically designed to change the way families and communities interact with and choose funeral care providers. FrontRunner can equip all funeral professionals, regardless of budgets, with innovative products, services and online strategies. For more information visit www.frontrunner360.com
Contact: Jason Truesdell, President jtruesdell@frontrunner360.com . (866) 748-3625
TreasuredMemories_Color Treasured Memories – is an alliance of independent funeral homes throughout the United States. We have been in business since 1988 providing supplier benefits and consulting services to funeral homes across the country. For more information visit www.tmfh.com
Contact: Karin Angius, Vice President info@tmfh.com (888) 739-2175
memorial-payment Memorial Payment Solutions (MPS) – MPS is a leading provider of low cost credit card processing and check EFT services for funeral homes plus at-need loans for families with little to no life insurance and limited resources. For more information visit www.cjf.com/memorialpay
Contact: Eric Castiglia, President & CEO eric@memorialpay.com
3 Selected Independent Funeral Homes – Founded nearly a century ago Selected Independent Funeral Homes is a worldwide professional association of independent, locally-owned funeral homes whose common interest is in continuous growth and improvement to best serve families and individuals. For more information visit www.selectedfuneralhomes.org
Contact: Rob Paterkiewicz, Executive Director info@selectedfuneralhomes.org . (800) 323-4219
3 Answering Service for Directors (ASD) – ASD is the leading answering service and call support center for funeral home professionals. As a full service provider, ASD empowers directors and staff of funeral homes to offer the highest caliber of service, particularly while away from the office. ASD’s innovative technology and call support expertise have made it a national leader in the death care space. Headquartered in Media, Pennsylvania the firm offers comprehensive call support for funeral homes and related businesses of all sizes. For more information, visit www.myasd.com.
Contact: sales@myASD.com . (800) 868-9950
FFDA-webSite Federated Funeral Directors of America (FFDA) – Federated Funeral Directors of America has been serving funeral homes with professional business, accounting and financial services since 1925. FFDA currently serves more than 1300 funeral homes in over 45 states. The length and level of FFDA’s service is unparalleled in the industry and is an indication of their commitment to meeting their clients’ needs on a consistent basis over the test of time. For more information, visit www.federated-funeral.com.
Contact: (217) 525-1712
OGR supply partner International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) – Founded in 1928, The International Order of the Golden Rule (OGR) is a not-for-profit membership organization of nearly 700 independent, family-owned funeral homes located throughout North America and overseas. For more information on the International Order of the Golden Rule visit www.ogr.org.
Contact: Laine Phillips . info@ogr.org . (800) 637-8030
2 Association of Independent Funeral Directors of Florida (IFDF) – The Independent Funeral Directors of Florida, Inc. (IFDF) was organized in September 1992 by a small group of independents who felt that the Florida Funeral Directors Association (FFDA) was not advocating or protecting the entire funeral profession or consumers in Florida. The IFDF continues to develop programs which have a profound, influential and permanent influence on the funeral profession. The only reason for the existence of the IFDF is to pursue policies and programs to enhance and perpetuate independent funeral homes in Florida competitive with conglomerates. For more information, visit www.ifdf.org.
Contact: Michelle Hood . mhood@ifdf.org . (850) 222-0198
IFHV-Logo Association of Independent Funeral Homes of Virginia (IFHV) – IFHV represents owners, not employees, of Virginia’s independent firms. While owner and employee interests may be similar, we understand decisions on the future of funeral services in Virginia should be guided by owners. For more information, visit www.ifhv.org.
Contact: Bo Keeney . IFHVoffice@gmail.com . (804) 643-0312
5 Security National Life Insurance Company (SNL) – Founded in 1965 , Security National is currently blazing new trails in the final expense, home service, and pre-need funeral markets, by providing the most innovative and cost effective insurance products for funeral homes and families, on the market today. Through hard work, dedication and taking care of customers, Security National has grown into a strong and financially secure company with assets well over $1 billion. For more information, visit www.securitynationallife.com.
Contacts: Jason Richardson, VP of Sales Home Service Division . JasonR@SecurityNational.com Guy Winstead, VP of Sales Preneed Division . GuyW@SNLPreNeed.com (800) 826-6803
Cooper LogoCooper Professionals, LLC – Cooper represents more than 30 years of business experience primarily in the Funeral & Cemetery Industry, this experience and the relationships built allow Cooper Professionals to offer wholesale cost on memorials, caskets, vehicles and many other essential funeral industry products and services such as Insurance Assignment Funding, Tax Mitigation, etc.Cooper Professionals market for industry leaders who have a proven track record of competitive pricing and superior customer service. For more information visit www.cooperprofessionals.com
Contact: Eddie Pitt, President & CEO epitt@cooperprofessionals.com or 888.610.3394
NGFSPA logoNew Generation of Funeral Service Practitioners Association, Inc. (NGFSPA, Inc.) – The mission of the NGFSPA, Inc. is to bring together a New Generation of Funeral Practitioners of professional men and women who are fully committed to the funeral profession and to help improve the funeral service industry. Through this membership we hope to build a strong relationship with one another and to strongly support the continuing education of our members; leadership, skills and mentoring. For information about NGFSPA, Inc., please visit www.ngfspa.org
Contact:Kenyatta King, Founder kmronking@aol.com (843) 624-7957