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NewBridge Group Expands Services Into Midwest With Senior Advisor Tony Kumming

February 11, 2014

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NewBridge Group Expands Services Into Midwest With Senior Advisor Tony Kumming

NewBridge Group (, one of the nation’s leading succession planners to the funeral industry, is pleased to announce the continued expansion of services into the Midwest with Senior Advisor, Tony Kumming.

For the past 18 months, Kumming has initiated and led the growth of NewBridge’s services in the Midwest by focusing on the needs of funeral home owners.  Kumming recently opened an office in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, to better serve Midwest funeral home owners with NewBridge’s high professional standards, its hands-on approach, and the ability to better understand the client’s unique needs.  Throughout the years, NewBridge has found that clients prefer an Advisor that is local and can be called upon on short notice.  Kumming will be able to provide big city services with a local touch.

Prior to his role with NewBridge, Kumming had worked previously as the Corporate Development Analyst with Keystone Group Holdings and also the Manager of Business Development for Foundation Partners Group.  Kumming saw that there was an underrepresentation of businesses in the Midwest, “Having analyzed well over 100 funeral home businesses throughout the country during my career with both Keystone and Foundation, I quickly realized the opportunities were primarily coming from the Southeast and the West.  There was clearly a need for succession planning assistance for businesses in the Midwest.  Being a native of Indiana, I felt that I could return home and lend a more hands-on approach for such an important time in a funeral home owner’s life.  I look forward to helping many Midwest funeral home owners with their succession planning and achieving the best price for the transfer of their business.”

NewBridge Group serves clients throughout the United States from its home office in Atlanta and regional offices throughout the country.  The company offers succession planning, financial advisory, acquisition strategy and funding and appraisal services to family owned and regional funeral home groups.  Since 1997, NewBridge has accumulated a significant track record of helping buyers and sellers.  As a group, we have assisted in the sale of more than 400 businesses. Our success has resulted from first understanding our clients’ goals before tailoring services to fit their needs.