Meet Our Team

Einan’s At Sunset Staff

Einan’s Staff

Our team at Einan’s is committed to being creative, innovative, and compassionate in meeting the needs of our families. Our forward-looking and open-minded Einan’s staff provide a positive environment for our guests. Caring for families through one of the most difficult times in their lives is a privilege and an honor that we take to heart. We strive for excellence in all we say and do, and hope our level of care and customer service exceed your expectations. We care about the community we serve, which is why when you come to Einan’s at Sunset, we treat your family like OUR family.

 “We all have possibilities we don’t know about. We can do things we don’t even dream we can do.” – Dale Carnegie

Holley Sowards
Holley Sowards

Service and Operations Manager

Personal Mission Statement: I will let go of the things that are beyond my control. By using my positive attitude I will master balance, achieve long-term success and have love for my family and my work.

Holley has called the Tri-Cities home for over 22 years. Having grown up in an entrepreneurial family, Holley understands the importance of customer service and looking for innovative ways to enhance the overall experience families have when they come to Einan’s at Sunset. With over 17 years of customer service experience she is passionate about helping people and is always looking for ways to better serve her community.

Education & Experience

  • WSU (Washington State University)-Vancouver
  • BA with special emphasis in management and operations, human resources and finance
  • Graduate of Leadership Tri-Cities Class XVIII
  • Volunteer for Safe Harbor/My Friends PlaceCurrent Washington Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association Board Member

Phone: 509-943-1114

Ron Swanson
Ron Swanson

Assistant Manager, Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer

Ron first became involved in the funeral service industry in 2007. He was employed at Brown Funeral Home in Chipley, Florida for six and a half years where he served his apprenticeship, internship, and obtained his Funeral Director and Embalmers License. Ron was originally born in Richland, Washington but as a child moved to Florida where he has been a lifelong resident. He relocated to Washington State to be near family. His Passion is providing compassion, respect and assistance to families in their time of need.

Education & Experience

  • Jefferson State University
    Associate of Applied Science Mortuary DegreeCertified Celebrant

Phone: 509-943-1114

Colleen Mattox

Office Manager

Colleen has been in the Tri-Cities area for 37 yrs. She has been working with the funeral home for 10 years. Whether it’s greeting the families at the front door, or answering phone calls, she keeps the office staff and the funeral directors communicating within the internal office and with all the families.

Education & Experience

  • Over 20 years of experience in customer service
  • Over 20 years of experience as an Administrative Assistant
  • Volunteer at Hospice at the Chaplaincy

Phone: 509-943-1114

Brad Mason

Lead Event Coordinator 

Personal Mission Statement: I will work hard everyday using my versatility to accomplish happiness. And in doing so, also achieve customer satisfaction.

Brad has been with Einan’s for the past 6 years. Originally from Seattle, Brad has lived in West Richland for the past 20 years. He coordinates all aspects of funeral and graveside services, working closely with each family to ensure their service meets our commitment to quality. Brad’s always there when families need him.

Education & Experience

  • Over 20 years experience in the hospitality industry ensuring reliable customer service.

Phone: 509-943-1114

Tiffany Loving
Tiffany Loving

Event Coordinator 

Personal Mission Statement: Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations; NOTHING is impossible the word itself say’s I’m POSSIBLE. So I’m loving life and loving me. My mission is to take what life has taught me and bless others with my testimony, “ If I can make it through so can you. “

Tiffany is a life long resident of the Tri-Cities, having specialized in retail management and customer service for over 20 years. After leaving her retail career and losing her father in 2017 and husband in 2018 Tiffany is restarting her life and career with Events at Sunset.

Tiffany plans to transfer her love, compassion, customer service skills and dedication to those in need and creating the best memories her clients can have.

Education & Experience

  • 20 years Retail Management and Customer Service

Phone: 509-943-1110

Angie DaValle

Customer Service Specialist

Angie has lived in the Tri-Cities since 1995. Her passion is customer service and incorporates the golden rule in her job, “Treat others the way you’d want to be treated.” when she greets families over the phone or at the front door, she treats them like her own family.

Education & Experience

  • 14 years of customer service
  • 10 years of Administrative experience

Phone: 509-943-1114

Lisa Brewster
Lisa Brewster

Funeral Director and Embalmer Intern

Personal Mission Statement: I will be understanding and use my warm since of humor to accomplish an inviting atmosphere for families. And in doing so, also achieve long-term success.

Lisa recently relocated to Richland from the Yakima Valley area, where she was born and raised. Having worked both as a Corrections Officer, and with special needs children, she knows how to approach emotionally challenging sitations with dignity and respect. With two small children at home, she knows the challenges that life can present at any moment and the compassion needed to get through those challenging moments. She understands the value of a good listener and strives to meet the needs of the families that she helps.

Education & Experience

  • Yakima Valley Community College
  • 20 years customer service
Mindy Magnus
Mindy Magnus

Bookkeeper

Mindy joined our team as our Bookkeeper in 2018 and little did we know how perfect of a fit she was. Her servant heart and dedication to getting the job done right leaves our team at ease, making it easier for us to focus on our customers. While Mindy has lived all over the U.S, she now calls the Tri-Cities home and loves the caring culture our community has. When she isn’t working, you will find this proud Mom of three teaching sewing classes at a local quilt store or spending time with her adult kiddos, Deanna, Kyler, and Martina.

Education & Experience

  • 29 years in administrative support
  • 30 years in customer service

Fran Harrin, Benton City, WA

You guys responded to each and every one of our requests. You were very helpful. Thank you.

Sidney Bartlett, Kennewick, WA

We were given very compassionate care at Einan's. Thank you so much.  

Laura K. Winton, California

Our wedding couldn't have been better! I'm so glad we picked them! I would choose them again and highly recommend to others.

Luis Chavez

Lisa, I wanted to thank you again for the wonderful way you took care of all of us regarding the death of Richard Bartlett, last week. Even taking care of his pruning shears. Your kindness and sensitivity were so comforting to all of us. You eased the transition from...

Marilynn Manke, Pasco, WA

To all of the staff at Einan's, Thank you so much for all your help for Richard Manke. I was impressed with all of the staff. They were professional, caring and thoughtful. All of the services were provided so well. On behalf of all of us, thank you so much. You made...

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Events At Sunset

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915 Bypass Highway
Richland, Washington 99352

info@einansatsunset.com
(509) 943-1114 Phone
(509) 946-5678 Fax

 

 

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