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FDLIC Names Rick Kure Director of Sales Development

January 12, 2014

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FDLIC Names Rick Kure Director of Sales Development

Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company (FDLIC), Abilene, TX, is proud to announce the addition of Rick Kure as Director of Sales Development for Illinois.

“We are pleased to welcome Rick to FDLIC,” said President and CEO Kris Seale. “We are looking forward to working with him to serve funeral homes as a knowledgeable, trusted business advisor. Rick’s experience and industry knowledge will be a great asset to the Chicago market.”

Throughout his career, Rick has accumulated over 30 years of funeral-related experience, working as a funeral director in the Chicago area for 10 years and in insurance and casket sales for over 20 years.

“I’m especially excited about adding Rick Kure to the sales management team here at FDLIC,” said Shaun Gaffney, FDLIC Regional Sales Vice President for the Eastern Region.  “He brings a level of professionalism to the position that our clients have come to expect from FDLIC. We’re very happy to have him aboard!”

“I am very excited and looking forward to working with FDLIC,” said Rick Kure. “I plan to use my industry experience and strong relationships to make FDLIC the premier provider of preneed insurance in the Chicago land market.”

Rick is a graduate of Lewis University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. He received his Associate’s degree in Applied Science from Southern Illinois University and is a licensed funeral director in Illinois. Rick and Lori, his wife of 29 years, live in Chicago and have two sons, Ryan and Tommy.

FDLIC, rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, is a legal reserve life insurance company which specializes in the sale of insurance-funded preneed funerals.