This great lineup of funeral service experts with unique experiences will help you take your skills to the next level!
Sandra Corelli is a widely sought-after speaker, consultant, facilitator and coach. In her current role as Vice President, Corporate Class Inc., she consults with clients in the areas of leadership development, culture, employee experience and well-being in the workplace. She brings over 18 years of corporate HR industry experience as a people and culture strategist. She established a reputation for driving transformational change while building cultures of leading employee engagement to consistently achieve organizational goals. She is passionate about empowering her clients to develop the capabilities they require to reach their personal and professional goals. She is known for her ability to inspire and motivate her clients to achieve results and build confidence authentically. She brings a multi-disciplinary focus to her work drawing on neuroscience, emotional intelligence and positive psychology. Sandra is also a mentor with Forum for Women Entrepreneurs (FWE).
Ashley Montroy, Marketing Director at FrontRunner Professional, is committed to helping funeral professionals understand and excel in today’s digital age. Ashley holds a bachelor’s degree from Carleton University and a diploma from Algonquin College, and she has a long-standing history in the funeral business: her father has been a licensed funeral director for over 30 years. Ashley crosses North America each year to speak to funeral association groups about website development, search engine strategies, social media planning, marketing strategies and protecting firms’ online reputations. FrontRunner Professional received the 2014 NFDA Innovation Award.
is an Ottawa-based senior partner with ANDE Inc., specializing in organizational behavior, mind mapping, diversity and leadership training. She has chaired the Minister’s Advisory Board on Employment Equity and is currently a member of the Board of Governors for the Corps of Commissionaires in Québec, as well as the Board of Directors for the Perley and Rideau Veteran's Centre. Sandra is a certified Critical Incident Stress Debriefer and holds a Master of Science degree in International Relations. She is the bestselling author of Out Standing In The Field
, a memoir about her time in the military as Canada’s first female infantry officer. She is the founder and president of the Imagine… Project.
Joe Primo is the CEO of Good Grief in New Jersey. Good Grief serves hundreds of children and families each month after the death of a parent or sibling. Previously, Joe served as the President of the NAGC. A former hospice chaplain, he received his MDiv from Yale University, with a concentration in end-of-life care. Author of What Do We Tell the Children? Talking to Kids About Death and Dying, Joe has appeared on CNN, FOX, ABC, Real Woman’s Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Times of London and NPR.
Sponsored by the Funeral Service Foundation.
Lacy Robinson, CFSP, develops and facilitates training programs for NFDA members. Previously, Lacy served as director of professional development for Aurora Casket Company. She is a licensed funeral director, embalmer, certified funeral celebrant and certified member of the APFSP. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Communications from Georgetown College and graduated from Mid-America College of Funeral Service.
Adam Rogalsky is the Southwestern Ontario sales representative for the Dodge Company Canada. After completing the Funeral Service Education Program at Humber College in 2005, Adam worked as service director at one of the largest independently owned funeral homes in Toronto for three years, the same funeral home at which he also apprenticed. Before starting with Dodge in 2010, Adam embalmed at a central care preparation facility and, following that, managed a high-volume prep room in East Toronto. Since becoming a Dodge Representative, Adam has done programs for the Atlantic Provinces of Canada and for regional Associations throughout his territory.
Sponsored by the Dodge Company Canada.