Mark Musgrove says:

We had concerns maintaining high quality customer service at our funeral business following a large acquisition that tripled the size of our company overnight.  Johnson Consulting Group helped us raise quality service projections at our new businesses and maintain our...

Service Corporation International Research Report

With Service Corporation International being the biggest supplier of what we all do, I always take interest in these releases by investment analyst. This is a good report for SCI, which translates to more interest from banks and investors in the funeral business. ...

March 2010 eNewsletter

Welcome back…I hope your year is starting off on the right foot!  With the recent weather conditions in most states, you can’t help but wonder if there is something you must consider about the predictions from Punxsutawney Phil the groundhog! Anyway, with...

Brooks Cowles-Succession Planning Article

Succession planning for your business really is like a puzzle in many ways.  For one, there are many pieces that have to fit together.  Depending on your view, it can look impossibly confusing or deceptively simple.  The fact is, just the basic elements present in...

Gearing Up Financially for 2010

Jake Johnson was interviewed by Ed Defort in the December 2009 issue of Memorial Business Journal Given the recent economic gyrations, how can funeral homes and cemeteries best gear up for 2010? JJ: Funeral homes and cemeteries will need to be sure to budget their...

November 2009 Management Insights Newsletter

From the Chairman’s desk: Welcome back. Happy Thanksgiving. It’s truly a time for us to give thanks for our families, friends, associates and all the blessings bestowed upon us. We, at Johnson Consulting, are very fortunate to have the many clients and...

Year End Tax Tips from Our Tax Service Partners

Johnson Consulting does not provide tax advice, but relies solely on the experience and expertise of Tax Services As the year end approaches, now is the time to start planning for your 2009 income taxes. Conventional tax planning calls for deferring income into 2010...

Tyson McLane says:

Most every family owned funeral home reaches a point in time when the owner generation needs a sound business plan to transfer the ownership to the next generation. That was our situation this year with our funeral homes and cemetery. We called Tom Johnson who has...