WHO WE ARE
WILLIAM F. SLOANE
William F. Sloane joined the firm in August of 2012. Will had previously worked as a consultant for the global consulting firm SAIC. He joined SAIC after gradating from Emory University in Atlanta. While at Emory, Will received his undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies and History.
While at SAIC, Will worked primarily with large federal customers to analyze their energy needs. This included performing energy master plans and travelling extensively as a part of teams conducting energy studies. His four years at SAIC has helped prepare Will to serve the firm’s clients providing a range of consulting services. Will is focused on Administration and operations principally. This includes issues of automation, finance and budgets as well as capital projects.
LAWRENCE F. SLOANE
Lawrence F. Sloane, the firm’s founder and President, is a fourth generation cemeterian with a unique blend of experience as a practical, everyday cemetery manager, service in the public sector and as a consultant.
A graduate of Syracuse University, Larry served as administrator and sales manager for Oakwood Cemeteries in Syracuse, New York for eleven years. The company included the historic monumented Oakwood, a turn of the century Garden Cemetery, Morningside and a memorial park, White Chapel. The cemeteries also operated nine religious cemeteries for the Jewish Community in Syracuse.
During this same period, Larry worked for the New York State Senate. His role was as Director of Operations for first the Senate Committee on Corporations, Authorities and Commissions and later the Senate Committee on Insurance. His work for the Senate spanned seven legislative sessions.
In 1981, Larry established his firm and has served the industry as a management, marketing and public affairs consultant for over two decades. He is the former president of the New York State Association of Cemeteries (NYSAC). He has addressed the NYSAC and The International Cemetery and Funeral Association’s (I.C.F.A.) Spring and Fall conventions on numerous occasions, as well as many state and regional groups.
Larry served as a member of the I.C.F.A. Government and Legal Affairs Committee and as Chairman of the organizations Committee on State Associations and Legislation.
The firm, under Larry’s leadership relocated to Albany, New York from Syracuse in 1984. Committed to this service industry, Larry continues to seek improved and innovative ways to assist his clients in achieving excellence. The growth of the public companies and combination funeral home-cemeteries has resulted in the firm’s increased work with funeral homes as well as cemeteries over the last decade.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS
International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association
National Catholic Cemetery Conference
Cremation Association of North America
Catholic Cemeteries of the West
As members in good standing of these associations, we subscribe to and uphold their respective codes of ethics & good cemetery practices.
WHO WE ARE