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Kevin Durkan Joins the Messenger Sales Team

Today, Messenger leads with the best digital registry on the market and the most extensive line of funeral stationery available today.

March 14, 2017

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Kevin Durkan Joins the Messenger Sales Team

Auburn, IN: – Messenger, the leading funeral stationery supplier in North America, has appointed a new sales consultant in the New England area.  Kevin Durkan has over twenty years of experience as a licensed funeral director.   He was raised in Worcester as the youngest of seven children, graduated from Mt Ida College and is passionate about helping funeral directors stay competitive with innovative solutions.   “I love helping people take advantage of things that make their daily tasks easier and ultimately helps improve satisfaction with the families being served” stated Durkan.

Kevin recently completed training at Messenger and received additional training at the company’s National Sales Meeting. He has since begun serving clients in the New England area.  “As we continue to grow, we are committed to ensuring that our front line team members are the best in class and can really help make a difference. The experience and passion Kevin brings to the table is a great addition to our team,” stated Bob Hoaglund, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Messenger.

Messenger, headquartered in Auburn, IN, has been in business since 1913 and has transformed funeral registries and stationery.  Today, Messenger leads with the best digital registry on the market and the most extensive line of funeral stationery available today.  Messenger invests in consumer research each year and is dedicated to helping funeral professionals stay relevant in an ever-changing marketplace.  Our ultimate goal has been and always will be to make a difference to grieving families through the products and services we provide.