Melissa A. Drake began her tenure at AFC in 1991 where she worked with Vanderlyn R. Pine until his retirement, at which time, Melissa became Co-Owner, COO, and President of AFC in 2007.
As such, she oversees all data processing, analysis, and interpretation, as well as all computer program design, development, and implementation for all Appraisals and other specialized consulting carried out by the firm. In addition, Melissa serves as a Buy/Sell Intermediary and carries out all phases of sales transactions, working closely with all clients throughout the United States.
Melissa's professional career has been devoted exclusively to providing professional and personalized service to our clients
Kathy D. Williams began her career with American Funeral Consultants founder Vanderlyn R. Pine in 1969, even prior to the formal formation of the Company.
In 2007, she became Co-Owner, CFO, and Secretary/Treasurer of AFC with Melissa Drake. She has been a funeral service and demographic researcher, survey project manager, and primary editor throughout her career, and co-writes and edits all Reports produced by AFC. In addition, she is a Buy/Sell Intermediary, handling all aspects of sales transactions between funeral home sellers and buyers. Kathy brings a full career and expertise in funeral service and a life-long commitment to American Funeral Consultants and those we serve.