Mark A. Shalz, CFSP
Vice President, New Mexico Operations
Growing-up in and around the funeral profession has given Mark a unique perspective on providing a high level of comfort to grieving families. As a second generation funeral director and embalmer, he has developed a passion for creating experiences that are personal, meaningful, and intentional.
Prior to joining Daniels, Mark spent over 30 years serving in a variety of professional roles from funeral arranger to regional vice president of operations. Most recently he was a training and development consultant specializing in teaching clients how to deliver the highest level of customer satisfaction. His most notable honor occurred in 2004 when he was asked to assist with the burial of President Ronald Reagan.
Mark attended Missouri Western State University and received his mortuary of science degree from Kansas City Kansas Community College. He is certified by the International Conference of Funeral Service Examining Board and the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.
In his free time, Mark enjoys all things outdoors and spending time with his 2 sons Benjamin and Adam.