Environmental Pest Service (EPS), Sarasota, Fla., (parent company of Arrow Environmental Services in west and central Florida, Bug Out Service in north Florida, Skyline Pest Solutions in metro Atlanta, and State Pest Control in central North Carolina) added three key staffers to lead the company in process improvement, information technology and personnel training:

  • Wade Stankich as director of information technology. Having started his career as a personal computer technician 20 years ago, he brings experience in managing, analyzing and developing software and technology, primarily in manufacturing and aviation.
  • Janet Jordan, formerly EPS’ interim IT director, as director of process improvement, a new position at EPS. With more than 20 years of experience in project management in Chicago and Tampa Bay, she will focus on improving processes across the company.
  • Ben Hefty as a training specialist in turf and ornamental plants. He brings more than a decade of experience in pest control, landscaping, irrigation systems and golf course management. He will train new hires in the identification of insects, weeds and plant disease, and how to care for turf and ornamental plants.

Swanson
Tami Swanson was promoted from director of corporate accounts to senior director, multi-family division for Massey Services, for which she will continue to lead the division, developing initiatives to further expand its market penetration and enhancing the division’s customer service, retention and service offerings.

Stuart Mitchell, principal technical specialist for PestWest USA, has earned his Certified Forensic Consultant (CFC) designation from the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (ACFEI). The CFC program recognizes a forensic consultant’s training, experience and dedication to the highest standards in the American judicial system.

Hartzer
Michelle (Chelle) Hartzer, B.C.E., joined Rollins as a manager in technical services. She will be responsible for providing technical support to all of the Rollins pest control brands. Previously Hartzer had been with the Industrial Fumigant Company (IFC) since 2011, where she served as a staff entomologist and product manager providing technical support to the field.