Jay Kline graduated from the Dallas Institute in 1987. Following graduation he worked at a large corporate firm, then a small family firm. He has owned two funeral homes and a monument business since 2000. Jay holds funeral director and embalmer licenses in Texas, Minnesota and North Dakota. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Bemidji State University in Minnesota as well as a Master’s Degree in Forensic Science from the University of Florida.