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Olivia Ralston and Richard Praszkier join Express Funeral Funding’s growing team

October 11th, 2021

Olivia Ralston and Richard Praszkier join Express Funeral Funding’s growing team

CLARKSVILLE, IN – CLARKSVILLE, IN – Express Funeral Funding, the nation’s FASTEST, EASIEST® and largest privately-owned insurance assignment funding company, is excited to welcome Olivia Ralston as the Midwest Account Manager and Richard Praszkier as the Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator.

Ralston most recently comes from pharmaceutical sales but has an extensive career in funeral service as a casket sales consultant. She will be responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with funeral homes and cemeteries throughout the Midwest to promote Express Funeral Funding’s fast and easy insurance assignment funding. 

“We are thrilled to have Olivia join the EFF family. She brings expert knowledge and is an ideal candidate to help continue our growth,” said Andy Buckman, vice president of sales & marketing. 

Praszkier will be developing marketing strategies and public relations initiatives to drive revenue and promote brand awareness. He will lead in media planning, social media campaign management, and support sales efforts across multiple platforms. While Praszkier is new to funeral service, he joins EFF with a unique background in the sports marketing industry, having spent three years with the PGA of Indiana and Kentucky. 

“Richard brings a fresh perspective, expert knowledge and has already proven to be a great asset to our team,” said Deanna Wilkinson, director of sales and marketing.

Express Funeral Funding has been providing funeral homes and cemeteries nationwide the ultimate funding experience since 2002. Express Funeral Funding eliminates the challenges of working with insurance companies by limiting administration, providing immediate payment and advancing complete policy funds. For more information on Express Funeral Funding, please visit or call 812.949.9011.