Journey Group Adds Doug Farrow
The Journey Group Adds Key Executive: Doug Farrow. New Orleans, LA, November 30, 2016: The Journey Group, an experienced enterprise in the funeral home, cemetery, and cremation services industry, announced today the addition of two key executives. According to The Journey Group’s co-founder and CEO Larry Merington: “The addition of Doug Farrow as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales further strengthens our team and without question provides the level of leadership we believe is required to be a premier firm in the deathcare profession.” Doug Farrow stated “I was poised to accept another position when I learned The Journey Group wanted to meet with me. It didn’t take long to realize that The Journey Group was special. I absolutely wanted to be part of this team and have the opportunity to be one of the founding leaders of a premier firm."
About The Journey Group: The Journey Group management team has over 130 years of combined acquisition and operating experience in the death-care profession having served in senior leadership positions with responsibility for over $1B in revenues. The group is engaged in acquiring and operating independently owned death-care businesses in metropolitan areas throughout the country — this includes funeral homes, cemeteries, and cremation opportunities. With significant capitalization supporting the company, The Journey Group focuses on helping funeral home and cemetery owners transition their businesses. In doing so, The Journey Group maintains the local brand identity of the facilities it acquires, however, modern systems and business practices are implemented to improve performance and address the need to adapt to today's personalization demands of families. The Journey Group specializes in tailoring the transition of businesses to ensure legacy and reputation are preserved in the community; the group wants owners to be confident that The Journey Group is the firm of choice as a successor.