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Cooperative Funeral Fund Partners With Susanna Pau to Offer New Cemetery Trust Product

February 4, 2010

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Cooperative Funeral Fund Partners With Susanna Pau to Offer New Cemetery Trust Product

imageCooperative Funeral Fund (CFF) announces a collaborative partnership with Susanna Pau, Cemetery Trust Consultant. ?Susanna Pau brings an expertise in sub-accounting from her extensive experience in managing trust records for companies such as Loewen and Alderwoods. She is also quite knowledgeable with regard to the current funeral and cemetery regulations in the United States and Canada. We are pleased that Susanna has agreed to join us in the creation of a new cemetery trust product,? stated Mark Mannix, Founder and President of CFF.

This brilliant lady attended the British Columbia Institute of Technology and achieved honors in the Management Systems and Marketing Management programs. She has more than 16 years of experience with funeral and cemetery trust management. Pau has knowledge in all areas of trust management including administration, master trusts and co-mingled accounts. She has managed a $1.0 billion trust asset portfolio that included funeral, cemetery and endowment trusts. Pau has also built and maintained a database to manage over $1.2 billion in endowment and staff pension plans held in over 50 funds for the University of British Columbia Investment Management Trust. Additionally, she was a part of the implementation team of a new system to manage over 600 member organizations for Healthcare Benefit Trust.

Pau stated that she is excited about the new venture, ?Cooperative Funeral Fund boasts over 300 Million in funeral home trust assets. I look forward to building the cemetery trust product to the same magnitude.?

CFF manages the investment, accounting, compliance and payout of funeral home preneed funds. CFF is registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as an Investment Advisor. For more information please contact or call (800) 336-1102.