Division Managers

Our Division Managers oversee the day-to-day bookkeeping and tax planning function for their clients. Each of our members is assigned to a division to enable us to provide quality, efficient and personalized service for their funeral home.







 Denis BEAL, EA

Denis joined the Federated team in 1977 and offers over 35 years specializing in accounting and bookkeeping for the funeral profession.  He holds an Associate’s Degree in Accountancy and has been an Enrolled Agent, able to practice before the Internal Revenue Service since 1984.




Kevin began his career at Federated over 25 years ago as an intern and worked his way up to his current position as a Division Manager.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of Illinois, Springfield.  He is an Enrolled Agent.









Gale has been with Federated since 2013 and is a knowledgeable accounting professional with over 20 years of experience.  She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting from University of South Florida.  Gale also earned a Master of Business Administration degree from Nova Southeastern University.




Janell Entwistle joined Federated Funeral Directors of America in 1993 and she provides 20+ years of experience working with funeral homes preparing financial statements as well as personal and business tax returns.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Illinois State University, became an Enrolled Agent in 2006 and has been a Division Manager since 2011.








Pam has been with Federated for over 25 years and possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience gained from working within multiple divisions in a variety of different job functions.  She has been a Division Manager since 2002 and has been an Enrolled Agent since 1997.



 Penny YEMM

Penny has been employed with Federated for over 20 years.  She began her career with Federated in the accounting department, moved on to work in the set-up department and then on to an Accountant Supervisor.  In 2015, Penny was promoted to Division Manager.  Penny places a strong emphasis on teamwork and customer satisfaction and she plans to continue her education.







 Linda JUDD, EA

Linda has over 30 years of experience serving clients at Federated.  She has served in many capacities including accounting clerk, accountant, account supervisor, assisting in the set-up department, overseeing the training division and the payroll division, and as a Division Manager.    She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management and Organizational Behavior from Benedictine University and is an Enrolled Agent. 




Kevin has been with Federated since 1983.  He began his career in the accounting and set-up departments in the office before accepting a position in the field as a Field Consultant, where he worked for over 20 years.  In 2017, Kevin returned to the office as a Division Manager.  Kevin possesses a wide and diverse knowledge base gained from his unique combination of work experience.









Stan has been with been with Federated since 2014, bringing with him a great deal of knowledge from over 30 years of experience in the accounting profession.  He is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Brigham Young University.