"No one can whistle a symphony, it takes a whole orchestra to play it." - H.E. Luccock
President & CEO
Joe has been a part of the CMS East family for over 29 years. Most recently, he served as Vice President & General Counsel for CMS prior to taking over as President & CEO in December of 2017. Additionally, Joe is a past President of the Ohio Cemetery Association. Before entering the industry, Joe was a Partner at Mickley & McNemar Law Office and also served as the Marysville, OH City Prosecutor for some time.
In his current position, Joe is responsible for the strategy and day-to-day management of the entire CMS East organization. He currently resides in Circleville, OH with his wife, Risë.
Senior Vice President & Director of Marketing
Tim began his career with CMS East in 1979 as a Sales Advisor in our Bedford County Memorial Park. Throughout the years, he served in various other positions including Director of Sales. For over 35 years, Tim was responsible for the overall sales and marketing strategies of CMS East. He served as a Board member for the Pennsylvania Cemetery Cremation Funeral Association for over 25 years. Additionally, Tim was the President of the same association from 1987 through 1989.
He resides in Fort Loudon, PA with his wife, Margaret (Peggie).
Director of Sales
Joseph joined the CMS East family over 8 years ago. Since then, he has held a handful of positions throughout the company including Location Manager and District Sales Manager. In August of 2018, Joseph was promoted to the Sales Director position and has been hard at work collaborating with the sales staff throughout the organization to modernize the customer experience and internal processes. Additionally, he is a sitting Board member of the Ohio Cemetery Association.
Prior to joining CMS, Joseph worked for Service Corporation International and Time Warner. Joseph currently resides in Columbus, OH with his husband, Mark.
Director of Administration
Dana joined the CMS East team in December of 1992. Originally the sales secretary, she quickly learned the industry and, throughout the years, took on new roles with the company such as the Human Resources Manager position. Then, in early 2018, she started in her current role as Director of Administration. Dana is responsible for the administration of memorial parks company-wide along with various fiscal management duties. She currently resides in Jeannette, PA with her two daughters, Destiny and Faith.
Director of Maintenance
Mike has been a member of the CMS East family for more than 42 years. He started as a maintenance worker at Allegheny Cemetery and, soon after, transferred to the CMS East vault plant. In June of 1976, Mike was promoted to the plant supervisor position. He served in that position until being offered the Director of Maintenance post in 1997. In his position, Mike oversees all maintenance operations across the entire CMS East organization.
Jude joins the CMS East team most recently from Tucker Auto-Mation. In his position as CFO of Tucker, Jude streamlined reporting and improved fiscal management while strategically managing capital for the growing start-up. Specializing in process improvement, technology integration, and employee development/team building, Jude will be focusing on advancing the back office processes and technology at CMS East.
With a diverse career trajectory, Jude has led teams in Fortune 500 companies, startups and public sector institutions. His diverse background offers cross functional leadership in operations, facilities, negotiations, and financial reporting.
Jude lives in North Huntingdon with his wife, Kelly, and son, Nathan.