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Funeral Directors Life Named One of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Texas by Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE

Abilene, TX – Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE have honored Funeral Directors Life as one of the 2019 Best Workplaces in Texas. Funeral Directors Life took the #14 spot in the Small and Medium Companies category.

“We are honored to be recognized as one of the top companies in Texas by FORTUNE magazine and Great Place to Work,” said Kris Seale, Funeral Directors Life President & CEO. “I firmly believe that one of the things that has made our company successful is the investment we’ve made in our people and in making this a great place to work. Happy employees make for happy customers! And it doesn’t hurt when you love what you do and you get to work every day with some of the best people you know. That, to me, is a great place to work.”

Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, evaluated more than 60 elements of team members’ experience on the job and considered feedback from more than 42,000 Texas-based employees.

In the survey, employees expressed their appreciation for Funeral Directors Life’s unique culture and work environment. 98% of employees stated that people at the company care about each other and celebrate special events regularly. 99% of employees agreed that the company facilities contribute to a good working environment.

Employees enjoy several unique perks, including an on-site clinic and an on-site fitness center, prayer team, mentorship programs, employee recognition programs, volunteer opportunities, and personal development programs such as book studies.

“Explosive metro-area growth and some of the lowest unemployment rates in the country put intense pressure on Texas employers to ensure their workplaces are attractive to top talent,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Organizations like Funeral Directors Life stand out from the crowd, providing a workplace where people with a broad range of backgrounds can contribute to the success and innovation of organizations ranking among the best in the nation.”

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About Funeral Directors Life

Funeral Directors Life is a life insurance company which specializes in the sale of prepaid funeral insurance policies and annuities. Our mission is “To be known as the best, most-respected provider of service to the funeral industry.” Funeral Directors Life is committed to serving our clients, policyholders, and employees as the leading provider of service to the funeral profession. For more information about Funeral Directors Life, visit us online at

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work® is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising®, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.

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