Pittsburgh, PA—A permanent memory-keeping company, Forever Inc. welcomed David (Dave) Koegler back as its new vice president and chief financial officer.
Koegler brings more than 20 years of finance, audit, tax, accounting as well as entrepreneurial finance experience to the Forever team. Most recently, he served as director of Fund Administration at Tecum Capital Management. In addition, he was responsible for fund accounting, compliance and investor relations. He also supported ongoing fundraising efforts for both mezzanine and control equity investment platforms.
“Dave was with Forever during the early days of our company. He is a proven financial leader. I have collaborated with him extensively in the past,” said Glen Meakem, Forever’s founder and CEO. “It is an absolute pleasure to welcome him back to Forever!”
Koegler’s career has spanned nearly two decades in various positions throughout the Western Pennsylvania region. Moreover, his resume consists of financial leadership roles that include chief financial officer at Niche.com. He completed three financing rounds for Niche.com, as well as manage operational accounting, financial reporting, financial planning and human resources.
He was also a principal and chief financial officer for Meakem Becker Venture Capital. In addition, Koegler held positions at FreeMarkets; Portola Packaging, Inc.; Allegheny Health Education and Research Foundation; Medrad; Coopers and Lybrand; and Forever during the company’s inception in 2012.
“I am thrilled to rejoin Forever in this critical stage of its growth as the team continues to build a complete family memory-keeping platform,” commented Koegler. “I feel privileged to have the opportunity to serve Forever’s clients, teammates, community, and shareholders.”
Forever provides a complete and permanent memory-keeping service so people can share and preserve their family memories. The company offers Forever Storage, content organization, sharing services, succession planning, as well as metadata preservation at Forever.com.
It also offers media conversion services, digital art, design software and printing. What’s more, the company guarantees that the memories stored with Forever Storage will be preserved, protected and available for the clients’ lifetime plus 100 years.