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FrontRunner Professional awarded prestigious Innovation Award at 2014 National Funeral Director’s Association Convention

October 17, 2014

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FrontRunner Professional awarded prestigious Innovation Award at 2014 National Funeral Director’s Association Convention

FrontRunner Professional is the proud recipient of the 2014 National Funeral Director’s Association (NFDA) Convention Innovation Award. The company was recognized at the National Funeral Directors Association Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The NFDA is the world’s largest professional funeral directors organization that focuses on maintaining the high standards and betterment within funeral service through education, collaboration, and consumer advocacy.

Honored for its ‘Total Business Solution’, FrontRunner’s new Pulse Business System is an advanced web-based business software that provides funeral professionals with an all-encompassing, integrated, single-data entry system that includes a website, Memorial DVD Generator, Print-on-Demand Stationery solution, forms and contract generation, HR performance, and full management and accounting capabilities. This complete software solution is unlike anything on the market and provides outstanding efficiency and control to any sized business.

“This is a tremendous honor to be selected by NFDA and the funeral profession at large for this award,” says Kevin Montroy, FrontRunner CEO and Founder. “It makes me extremely proud to see all of the hard work and efforts of everyone on our team be acknowledged. I accepted this award on behalf of my family, our amazing staff, their supportive spouses and family, NFDA for its vision and commitment to helping to constantly improve on funeral service, and last but not least, our valued clients, who without their ongoing loyalty and support, this award would not have been possible. The recognition by NFDA through this award aligns with our own vision of creating a higher standard with technology products and solutions that help raise the bar for funeral professionals in the eyes of the families and communities they serve.”

FrontRunner is a leading technology provider to funeral professionals in the USA, Canada, UK, and Australia. FrontRunner continues to lead with innovative solutions to help funeral professionals more effectively manage, market, and grow their businesses.

To learn more about FrontRunner, visit www.FrontRunner360.com.