AJ started his career in law enforcement and working part-time at a
funeral home. As a police officer AJ served as State President and
National Vice President of non-profit police youth organization (PAL).
1986 he entered funeral service full time and became nationally known
in the industry for writing articles and speaking to several
organizations about his progressive ideas about funeral service. Having
served various leadership roles in Pilot Mountain/Surry County including
past chairman of United Way, past vice chairman for Habit for Humanity,
past president of the Pilot Mountain Merchants Association. AJ
currently serves as vice chairman for the town planning and zoning
AJ is a licensed funeral director and embalmer in North
Carolina, Virginia, Florida & Texas. His expertise in funeral
service has led him to become appointed to serve on several national
committees in funeral service organizations. In his career he has guided
and served thousands of families during their time of need.