EVERY LIFE HAS A STORY, AND NOTABLE INDIVIDUALS LEAVE A PARTICULAR LEGACY FROM ONE GENERATION TO THE NEXT. WE HONOR THAT LIFE AND LEGACY WITH ULTIMATE RESPECT, UNPARALLELED INTEGRITY AND INFINITE ATTENTION TO DETAIL.
WE HONOR THE LIFE OF EACH DISTINGUISHED INDIVIDUAL WITH THE PROFESSIONALISM, SINCERE RESPECT FOR CONFIDENTIALITY AND HIGH LEVEL OF SOPHISTICATION THE OCCASION DESERVES.
THE FAMILIES ENGAGING LHT CONSULTING GROUP TRUST US TO PROVIDE SUPERIOR PLANNING, SEAMLESS COORDINATION AND FLAWLESS EXECUTION IN CELEBRATING NOTEWORTHY LIVES— FAR BEYOND THE SCOPE OF TRADITIONAL FUNERAL PROVIDERS.
LHT Consulting Group ("LHT") began as the designated funeral service provider for President Ronald W. Reagan, collaborating with government officials on establishing the highest level of standards and procedures for the publicized State Funeral service. These standards and procedures continued to direct our training and team development for funeral and memorialization events throughout the country.
LHT specializes in providing funeral and memorial consulting, comprehensive event planning and implementation of services to celebrate the lives and legacies of distinguished individuals. As the primary provider of State Funerals for more than a decade, LHT is recognized for high standards of excellence, extensive expertise and a reputation for exclusivity.
Since our founding in 2002, LHT has specialized in consulting, creating and implementing comprehensive Funeral Event Plans for notable individuals and high net worth families. No other company in the world has the combined experience and extensive knowledge to provide the exemplary level of professional services expected by our prominent clientele.
LHT is an affiliate of Service Corporation International (SCI), the nation’s largest and most esteemed provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services. We consult directly with licensed funeral establishments selected by a family, including our own network of nearly 2,000 funeral homes located strategically throughout North America.
With offices in Houston, TX, Charlotte, NC and Washington, D.C. our senior management team is available to provide assistance in a moment’s notice, on a global scale.
We honor each life and legacy with ultimate respect, unparalleled integrity and infinite attention to detail. Among those and their families we have been privileged to serve:
- Former U.S. Presidents & First Ladies
- Members of Congress
- Ultra High Net Worth Individuals and Families Offices
- Religious Leaders
- Supreme Court Justices
- Military Leaders
- Local, Regional & National Business Executives
- Foreign Heads of State
- Music Entertainers & Composers
- News Broadcasters
- Renowned Physicians and Members of the Medical Community
- Film & Television Personalities
Meet The Team
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Ceremonial Funeral Team
The LHT Ceremonial Funeral Team is led by the finest veteran funeral directors in the nation, who have been honored to serve former U.S. Presidents, First Ladies, leaders in commerce, many notable individuals and prominent families.
Serving at the country’s leading and most prestigious firms, members of the LHT Ceremonial Funeral Team are experts in operations, logistics and funeral protocol. They remain on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week, prepared for deployment anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice.
Scope of Services
Reflecting your precise wishes
We work confidentially with you, your family and personal representatives to create a Comprehensive Funeral Event Plan in precise accord with your wishes, which may be implemented with any service provider you choose.
From private, intimate family gatherings to internationally-televised events, LHT provides the services to create a tribute as beautiful as the life being honored.
None of us want to think about life’s end any sooner than we must. But planning your funeral services in advance is a responsible and caring act, and protects your family from the burden of making these difficult decisions on your behalf.
The events surrounding the final farewell to a notable individual call for an exceptional level of detail and attention. Family members are left to face an exorbitant amount of decisions, deepening an emotionally stressful time.
Time of Need Services
Whether assisting an individual with final wishes in advance, or at the time of death, LHT delivers superior support at a time when guidance and care are paramount. We provide the services to create a tribute as beautiful and unique as the life being honored.
Development and Planning of Farewell Tributes and Honors
- Create Comprehensive Funeral Event Plan plans for logistics, roles and desired methods of transportation
- Perform detailed pre-demise site reviews and funeral planning consultation for church, synagogue, cemetery and other memorial sites, ensuring security and confidentiality
- Arrange and account for service details in precise accord with your wishes, from family movements and VIP seating and protocol to management of transportation, motorcades and security.
Burial Site Design and Construction
- Support development of overall vision and theme
- Provide site design and construction plans
- Supply general contracting for construction, including permitting and sourcing
Acquisition of Specialty Goods and Services
- Provide storage for prearranged items, such as specialty caskets and markers
- Arrange for premier professional vehicles
- Provide exquisite and professionally designed floral tributes, and create beautifully crafted photographic records of all floral arrangements received
- Coordinate photography provided by family-approved photographers and videographers
- Source hand-crafted specialty leather products, custom merchandise and design support of memorial stationery
- Charter Specially-designed private aircraft
Event Management and Implementation
- Provide comprehensive and full-scale service support, from death notifications to interment
- Conduct all aspects and details of the service, including transportation of remains and participant coordination, seating protocols for dignitaries, motorcade logistics and management of third-party providers.
Associated Service Providers
We offer outstanding event management services for any occasion. LHT has partnered with internationally-known event planners with vast experience facilitating prestigious events anywhere in the world. We provide the services necessary for an elegant occasion – from menu planning and décor selection to audio-visual services and tenting. No matter how grand or intimate the reception or event, we deliver outstanding service, making it exceptionally unique and expertly managed.Meeting Your Needs... Exceeding Your Expectations
Our partnership with
LHT is recognized for high standards of excellence, extensive expertise and a reputation for exclusivity. We have been honored to serve former U.S. Presidents, First Ladies, Senators, Cabinet Members, leaders in commerce and industry, well-known members of the clergy, high-profile entertainers and professional athletes.
LHT has the expertise to develop the special relationships necessary to ensure the flawless execution of events of any scale and magnitude. Whether planning in advance, or at the time of demise, our services are designed to meet your needs with discretion and dignity. Recognizing that funeral services for distinguished figures require a similar level of attention, LHT extended its services nationally and internationally.
We work confidentially with family members, personal staffs and representatives as well as government agencies — both in advance and at life’s end — to plan, implement and coordinate these life celebrations. From private, intimate gatherings to internationally-televised memorial services.
LHT is an affiliate of Service Corporation International, the nation’s largest and most esteemed provider of funeral, cremation and cemetery services, with a network of nearly 2,000 funeral homes located strategically throughout North America, providing a collection of premier fleet vehicles, specialty equipment and highly trained personnel.
LHT has extensive global experience with national and international agencies to ensure the expeditious return of the deceased family member. We work in conjunction with the U.S. consular’ s office in the foreign country of death and will assist in making arrangements with local authorities for all necessary preporations of the remains, in accordance with local law.
Are there other consulting companies specializing in this unique field?
No, there is no other company in the world that has the experience, or capacity to provide the exemplary level of care and planning. As well as, the ability to implement services expected by prominent or high net-worth client-families.
Do you only develop plans for client’s that prefer large funerals?
No, we have a wealth of knowledge and experience planning large nationally- televised funeral events to small family gatherings.
How do you protect the privacy of prospective clients inquiring about your services and the clients under contract?
All inquiries are held in the strictest of confidence and we will never release any information concerning our clients without their expressed written consent. Confidentiality and discretion is the cornerstone of our company as we provide code names to our client files to insure complete anonymity.
How long do you work with your Clients during the planning process?
This depends on the complexity of each client’s requests and the details of their Master Funeral Event Plan. We have some client’s that have been inputting refinements into their plan for over eight years.
What is the advantage of hiring LHT when a client has many internal resources? Can’t they try to create their own funeral plan for an organization’s notable individual?
We have found it is very difficult for a large company or family office to try to plan on their own. They are not familiar with logistics issues, security protocols, media relations, guest credentialing and most important an organizational structure that will pull all of the various plans together. That is what we specialize in.
Where are your Ceremonial Funeral Team members located geographically?
We have Ceremonial Funeral Team members strategically located in most North American metropolitan areas, allowing for a rapid response when called upon.
Do you have a dedicated “first responder” team?
Yes, each one of our clients is assigned a “first responder team”. The team members live within close proximity to the client’s primary residence. In the case of multiple residences; another team is assigned to the secondary location(s). From our experience, each of our client’s representatives has developed a close relationship with members of the LHT first responder team that last a lifetime.
LHT Consulting Group, LLC
1929 Allen Parkway
Houston, Texas 77019
Connect with us at: 866-860-4438
Charlotte, North Carolina