Meet the Staff

Bruce Buchanan

Owner – Flanner Buchanan Funeral Centers / Owner – Buchanan Group, Inc.

Bruce Buchanan, the fourth-generation owner of this family-held business, is CEO of Buchanan Group. “Our industry’s future hinges on an ability to blend strategic planning with progressive management and marketing practices”. He spent twenty years in visual communications before joining the company full time in 1996. He holds a BA degree in Political Science from Indiana University and a MS degree in Journalism from Ohio University. Bruce is active in both civic and arts groups in Indianapolis.



Carlos Figueroa

Senior Vice President/CFO

Carlos joined the company in September 1998 and is responsible for client accounting operations, corporate finance, and management information systems. He brings twenty years international experience in finance and administration with large, multi-company corporations. He earned his Masters degree in Accounting from Long Island University in 1987. Carlos is experienced managing large functions and achieves maximum efficiencies and productivity through empowerment of staff to identify and pursue ongoing process improvement.



Maureen Lindley

Vice President of Marketing

Maureen joined the company in 2008, with a background in training and development with an international organization as well as experience in the health insurance industry. Her expertise is in relationship building and developing community and corporate partnerships that help to expand the market share of the company. She understands that the success of the company is largely based on the ability to meet the changing needs of today’s clients. She is originally from New Albany, IN and graduated from Ball State with a BS in Public Relations and an MA in Corporate Training and Development.