Allen L. Dave
Funeral Director (Lic. #113624) / Financial Advisor Dir.
Allen Dave served as Allied Industry Chairman from 2009-2011, appointed Secretary of the Board of Directors of ICCFA under President Mark Krause and was elected to the board of directors twice from 2011-2016.
In 2010, Allen Dave created a management company, Death Care Management & Financial Group, LLC., to manage funeral homes in Texas. Bob Lomison of Letum, Inc. offered Allen his first management contract in Central Texas. In 2014, Allen joined the senior management team of Letum, Inc. as vice-president of the funeral home division and in 2015, vice-president of Letum, Inc and 2016 named president of the funeral division.
Death care leading professional association (ICCFA) honored and awarded Allen with his certification accreditation as a Certified Funeral Executive at their 2014 national convention. This is the highest honor recognized by his peers and the national association.
In addition, in 2014 Allen became a Texas Certified Crematory Operator and is a Louisiana and Texas life insurance agent, serving his second term on the ICCFA Board of Directors expiring 2016 and a featured speaker across the country.
January 2016, Allen Dave received his approval from the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers & Funeral Directors to practice in the State of Louisiana.
Louisiana Cremation Service, Inc., a subsidiary of Letum Inc. was formed and acquired Winnfield Holding Corporation February 29, 2016. Allen Dave, named president of the company. Winnfield Funeral Homes consist of three funeral homes and a cemetery. Allen Dave has the unique opportunity of owning, operating and managing funeral homes, and crematories in Louisiana and Texas. Allen Dave plan to continue expanding in acquisitions of other funeral homes to enhance their brands and continue building their legacy.
He is one of few funeral directors in the nation who completed this level of death care management education. Therefore, he strongly believes he is of great value to consumers and the death care industry. He promises to conduct business at the highest level of professional standards at all times.
He and his wife Micca have three children in college; Barrington, Jasmine and Alexandria.