Life Remembered is led by an experienced and professional leadership team. With a goal of providing world-class service, our team is focused on customer satisfaction and constant improvement.
President & CEO
Jude leads Life Remembered as President & CEO. Previously, he oversaw the financial operations at Life Remembered (formerly CMS East) and played a pivotal role in many strategic initiatives across the company. As CEO, Jude directs the daily operations of the company while empowering the leadership team to focus on digital transformation, professional development, and the investment in our memorial parks.
Jude attained an undergraduate degree from the University of Pittsburgh and his MBA from Robert Morris University. He was also a member of the U.S. Army Reserves. Prior to joining Life Remembered, Jude had a diverse career trajectory. He has led teams in Fortune 500 companies, start-up businesses, and public sector institutions. His diverse background offers cross functional leadership in operations, facilities, negotiations, financial reporting, and M&A.
Jude lives in North Huntingdon with his wife, Kelly, and son, Nathan.
Vice President of Business Operations
In his role, Cash oversees all back-office operations, cemetery administration, sales, and marketing for Life Remembered. He has taken the lead role in formulating and executing the company's digital transformation as well as ensuring that Life Remembered is an innovative, customer-centric company.
Prior to joining Life Remembered, Cash worked as the Director of Operations for Tucker Auto-Mation, an international automatic door manufacturer where he led technology and manufacturing operations. In addition to manufacturing, Cash has worked in other industries including IT, marketing, and food service. Cash has also served on many Boards throughout his career and currently serves on the Board of Directors of a $18 million credit union as well as Chairman of a local drug awareness non-profit.
Director of People Operations
Lauren, a recent addition to the team, leads our Human Resources department while also proactively improving processes and procedures across the company. Additionally, she supports the company’s vision of innovation through a perfect pairing of people and technology.
Prior to her role at Life Remembered, Lauren worked in the insurance management, food management, manufacturing, and software industries. She attended community college as well as the Indiana University of Pennsylvania and holds her Associate’s Degree in Accounting.
Lauren lives in North Huntingdon, PA with her husband, Timothy, and their six children.
Director of Sales
As one of the newest additions to the team, Bob spearheads the sales efforts across the Life Remembered organization and memorial park network. Working closely with his professional Family Advisor teams, he provides the tools, processes, and resources necessary to assure a complete and thoughtful family experience.
In addition to leading highly motivated sales teams across the U.S. over his career, Bob has been a champion brand builder, strategic connector, and program creator for a variety of clients across many industries.
Bob earned an undergraduate degree from Gannon University and his Masters in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University.
General Manager, Cemetery Operations
In his role, Joe leads cemetery operations across all Life Remembered properties. Partnering with other members of the leadership team, he is focused on streamlining processes and prioritizing investments into our memorial parks.
Joe has over 25 years of experience owning and operating gas stations in the Western PA market. Additionally, he has considerable experience in commercial and residential property management, building inspections, and general contracting.
Joe lives in North Huntingdon, PA with his wife, Jess.
Superintendent of Cemeteries
Ray has been a member of the Life Remembered family for over 28 years. Originally, he started as the Maintenance Foreman at Zanesville Memorial Park. Years later, Ray was promoted to the Assistant Superintendent of Cemeteries. He served in that position until being offered the Superintendent of Cemeteries position in 2018. In his position, Ray oversees all maintenance operations across the entire Life Remembered organization.