Asya Ozdemir

“With such wonderful mentors and access to so many great resources here at Vertin, I’ve gained confidence in my profession and grown as a person. Everyone here truly cares about you. We all work hard and help each other out like a family.”

Asya completed her clinical training at a Vertin funeral home. Although she had other opportunities available after graduation, she chose to return to Vertin particularly because of the positive, supportive environment. Asya hopes to take advantage of the opportunity for growth within the company and transition into a management position in the future.

Karisa Heinrich

“I really appreciate how Vertin emphasizes teamwork and collaboration. I also love that I get to be a part of making a difference in the lives of those we serve. It feels great to know we are all working together toward a common goal of helping people.”

Karisa started as an office manager at one of the funeral home locations and is a perfect example of the growth and opportunity Vertin offers its associates. With a degree in graphic design, Karisa transitioned into a marketing role as the need for more design expertise increased. Now, she is responsible for designing the marketing and consumer materials for Vertin and all related affiliates.

Mike and Lara Shea

“Vertin is not what you would picture for a larger organization. Instead of doing things in a cookie cutter fashion, they understand the different needs and unique personalities of each individual location. We’re also encouraged to implement and share fresh ideas. With support and resources always at our fingertips, we can focus on serving families.”

Mike and Lara have enjoyed working together in funeral service for many years. What they find particularly impressive about Vertin is the emphasis on keeping each location in tune with their community. As a location manager, Mike combines organizational direction with autonomous on-site leadership to help his staff and location prosper. Lara, who serves multiple roles at the funeral home, eagerly takes advantage of the opportunities to learn and grow as they continue providing exceptional care to those they serve.