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What is PALS?

PALS brings together professionals who are passionate about filling the gap in support for families struggling to manage the administrative and logistical tasks of settling an estate while grieving the death of a loved one.

Our Core Values

Founded in 2021, the purpose of PALS is to:

  • Establish a supportive network of after loss professionals
  • Create a common definition for the work of after loss professionals
  • Raise industry awareness
  • Connect related products and services for after loss professionals

PALS’ mission is to be the leading community for after loss professionals by:

  • Establishing service level standards and ethical best practices for a new and emerging profession
  • Providing exceptional education
  • Enhancing business connections
  • Advancing industry research
  • Increasing public awareness

Thank you for joining us to advance the mission of PALS.

What is an after loss professional?

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Meet the PALS Leadership Team

Who are the leaders of Professionals of After Loss Services?

Rachel Donnelly

Rachel's personal experience with loss left her overwhelmed by the many logistics that accompany estate settlement and administration. She founded AfterLight to help individuals and families stop wondering what they're supposed to be doing and get back to the things that matter.

Atlanta, Georgia

Jasmine Hathaway

Jasmine is the founder of Compass Coordinators. In 2021, she won first prize in the national "Daring to Disrupt" contest for female entrepreneurs held by Ally Financial and Katie Couric Media. The idea for starting Compass Coordinators came after her own experience with loss, when her husband Allan died of cancer in 2015.

Charlotte, North Carolina

Mollie Lacher

Mollie is a Tennessee native with a master's degree in Leadership and Organizational Performance from Vanderbilt University. After the unexpected passing of her brother-in-law in 2017, Mollie left her project management career at Bridgestone to start Sunny Care Services and help other families like hers navigate all of the to-do's after losing a loved one.

Nashville, Tennessee

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