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ASD Joins Selected Independent Funeral Home’s Preferred Partner Program

February 23, 2016

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ASD Joins Selected Independent Funeral Home’s Preferred Partner Program

Media, PA—ASD – Answering Service for Directors, the leading funeral home answering service is pleased to announce their Premier Level participation in Selected Independent Funeral Homes’ Preferred Partner Program


ASD is the only answering service devoted solely to the needs of funeral directors. The company serves more than 6,000 funeral homes and is the preferred choice among Independent Funeral Homes and Funeral Home Directors.


Selected Independent Funeral Homes is a worldwide trade association of independently-owned funeral homes with a common interest in continuous growth to best serve families and individuals with compassionate care and professional integrity.

Selected delivers innovative and pertinent resources, solutions and support to its international network of progressive funeral homes.  Selected invested a great deal of time and research evaluating ASD’s services, technology and history before partnering with the company. As part of the new partnership, ASD will offer Selected members an extended, eight-week Free Trial of ASD’s services with all set- up fees waived.


To support the educational efforts of the association, ASD will sponsor the Selected Leadership Academy, a unique and rewarding program that offers Selected members an opportunity to further develop their leadership skills. Funeral professionals participating in the Leadership Academy have the opportunity to network with colleagues and expand their knowledge through interactive conference calls, personal coaching calls and face-to-face experiences over a two-year structured curriculum.


ASD Vice President and Family Member Owner, Kevin Czachor, will attend the Leadership Academy’s graduating class Capstone presentations held April 26-27 in Houston, TX just prior to Selected’s Spring Management Summit.


“ASD is honored to participate in Selected’s Preferred Partner Program. We are highly impressed by the level of research the association devoted to this decision,” Czachor said. “Both ASD and Selected are committed to providing funeral professionals with the tools they need to manage and grow their businesses. I am looking forward to attending the Selected Leadership Academy graduation ceremony in April and speaking to progressive directors about the future of funeral service.”





About Selected Independent Funeral Homes

Founded in 1917 as National Selected Morticians, Selected Independent Funeral Homes is the world’s oldest and largest association of independently-owned funeral homes. Members of the association are expected to operate according to specific standards and best practices in order to provide the public with reliable, high-quality funeral services and funeral-related information. For more information, visit or call 800-323-4219.


About ASD – Answering Service for Directors

Family Owned and Operated since 1972, ASD – Answering Service for Directors has created a new class of answering service for funeral professionals. With a visionary approach to business, ASD blends state-of-the-art technology with an extensive, 6-month training program focusing on compassionate care. ASD is the only answering service that exclusively serves the funeral profession with custom-built communication systems and sophisticated mobile tools designed solely to meet the needs of directors. For more information, visit or call 1-800-868-9950.