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The Lohman's were formerly the owners of Lohman Funeral Homes, Cemeteries and Cremation - which they transitioned to Stonemor Partners LP five years ago. They now own and operate apartment properties in Daytona Beach, Orlando and Jacksonville. Their string of business success spans more than five decades.
The Lohman's story will resonate with entrepreuers in business, as well as individuals with entrepreneurial aspirations. Join us for an inspirational evening with Nancy and Lowell. Learn how they have built the business empire and the tremendous contibutions they are making in our community. Relax and network with colleagues, influencers and like-minded professionals. Enjoy delicious appetizers crafted by La's Bistro. Get to know Nancy and Lowell’s incredible story and participate in an interactive Q&A. You'll enjoy a truly exceptional atmosphere with friends, both old and new.
The event is free to attend, but requires advance registration. Only 100 seats will be available, so reserve your seat as soon as possible. You may also make an optional donation to The Halifax Humane Society Capital Campaign.
Nancy has recently been selected to serve as a Trustee for Bethune-Cookman University. She also serves as a board member for the Halifax Humane Society and the capital campaign chair for the humane society’s renovation and expansion project currently underway which will create a pet-centric campus at one of the gateways to Daytona Beach. She is a board member and officer for the Council on Aging of Volusia & Flagler Counties and the Ormond Memorial Art Museum and Gardens incoming president. Locally Nancy served as president of the Ormond Beach Chamber of Commerce for two years and the Ormond Beach Historical Society for two years. She also served as the president of the Int’l Cemetery, Cremation & Funeral Assn.- the largest, national trade association in the industry and president of the Southern Cemetery, Cremation, & Funeral Assn., a 16-state regional association.
Nancy has been a speaker at conferences and conventions across the United States and Latin America including Ohio, Wisconsin, Washington, Florida, California, Virginia, Arizona, the Dominican Republic and Columbia, South America.
Nancy recently learned that this fall she will be receiving The Ohio State University Distinguished Alumni Award for Advocacy. In addition to other community awards, Nancy was selected in the past as one of the most influential women in Volusia County, received the Mayor’s Award for Civic Engagement and received both the Embassy of Hope and the Halifax Humane Society’s humanitarian awards.
Nancy graduated from The Ohio State University in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Humane Ecology, is a lifetime member of the Ohio State Alumni and was the 1981 Ohio State Homecoming Queen. She earned her Master’s degree in Leadership Communication from Gonzaga University graduating last May 2017.
After graduating from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and chemistry, Lowell launched a career as an entrepreneur. He ultimately owned 60 companies predominately in Florida as well as in Atlanta, Georgia and Phoenix, Arizona. As an entrepreneur, Lowell’s story and strategies for building multimillion-dollar family businesses are detailed in his recent book The Lohman Way.
Throughout his career Lowell focused on business management as well as sales and marketing. He created a cemetery industry sales manual that continues to be referenced today. He shared his business wisdom and expertise in both training reference manuals and through regularly taught training sessions. His training classes have continued to be taught through a series of video recorded training sessions. His “teach and share” mentality and business advice has been captured in his book.
Lowell has spoken and been master of ceremonies at numerous state and national cemetery & funeral association meetings; particularly on leadership. He has served on the board of directors of several state cemetery & funeral associations. He has been president and CEO of the largest, private family-owned operator of funeral homes and cemeteries in Florida with 34 locations. Lowell, with his son Ty and wife Nancy, has purchased over 4000 apartments in Daytona, Orlando and Jacksonville in the last five years.
Lowell received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Florida Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association. He also received the Mayor’s Award for Civic Engagement and received the Halifax Humane Society’s humanitarian awards.
Lowell was the captain of his Vero Beach High School baseball team with a school batting average of .509. He was captain and quarterback of his high school football team as well and voted most athletic in his high school class. He attended college on a baseball scholarship, was captain of his college baseball team and voted Most Valuable Player striking out 19 batters in one game, a school record. Lowell quarterbacked a competitive 7-on-7 flag football team and was inducted into both the U.S. Touch & Flag Football Hall of Fame and the FL Flag Football Hall of Fame. He was a two-time National Flag Football MVP and quarterbacked his team when they won the national flag football title.