PMP photo parade: 2019 Hall of Fame induction ceremony

|  October 18, 2019

Pest management professionals, marketing partners and guests gathered at the Omni Hotel in San Diego, Calif., on Oct. 14 for Pest Management Professional‘s (PMP‘s) 23rd Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The annual event honored five legends and innovators who have worked tirelessly for the betterment of the pest control industry. See photos of who attended the event.

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Alonsos

From left are Heather King, Andrew Alonso, Lonnie Alonso, Chris Alonso and Brian Alonso. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Mancin-Sheperdigians

Pest Control Insulation’s Jay Mancin, left, enjoys the cocktail hour with Nancy and Mark “Shep” Sheperdigian, BCE, of Rose Pest Solutions. Shep is also a PMP columnist and newly elected president of Pi Chi Omega. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Muellers

Dave Mueller, BCE, is a 2019 PMP Hall of Fame inductee. He is flanked by family including, from left, Dana Mueller, Tom Mueller, Mary Beth Mueller, Francie Mueller Hinrichsen, Hans Hinrichsen and Pete Mueller.

Reed-Krejci

Drs. Janis Reed, Control Solutions Inc., left, and Cassie Krejci, MGK, represent Texas entomology at its finest. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Comis-Certa

Bayer’s Pete Comis and guest Paula Certa look at the easels listing previous PMP Hall of Fame inductees. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Scherzingers

Steve Scherzinger, center, is flanked by sons (and PMP contributors) Kurt and Eric Scherzinger. Steve’s father, Raymond (Ed), is a PMP Hall of Famer. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Burrtec-Moto

The three attendees from Japan found themselves traveling to the 2019 PMP Hall of Fame on the same plane. PMP Hall of Famer Motokazu Hirao is flanked by Burrtec’s Kimi Suematsu and Ken Arai. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

PCO Bookkeepers

2019 PMP Hall of Fame Sponsor PCO Bookkeepers was represented by Dan Gordon and John Corrigan. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

ServicePro

PMP’s Mike Joyce, along with ServicePro’s Justin Cook, Bob McElhannon and Alan Mahan, enjoy the cocktail reception. ServicePro is a 2019 PMP Hall of Fame sponsor. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

BASF

BASF is a 2019 PMP Hall of Fame sponsor. From left are Dr. Jason Meyers, Robin Hicks-Dickerson, Kimberly Gilbert, Sylvia Kenmuir, BCE; and Todd Brown. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Neogen

Leanne Garrison of Impact Pest Elimination (left), enjoys the cocktail reception with Casey Prewitt and Bryan Bailey of Neogen, a PMP Hall of Fame sponsor. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

CSI

Ty Ferraro and Marie Knox are with Control Solutions Inc., a 2019 PMP Hall of Fame sponsor. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Steins-Dolds

From left are PMP Hall of Famer Hal Stein and his wife, Vera, and PMP Hall of Famers Judy and Bob Dold. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Black-Black-Edwards

2019 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee Judy Black, BCE, is flanked by her niece, Erin Black, and her husband, John Edwards. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Alonso and Hinderer

2019 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee Lonnie Alonso, left, has long been friends with Univar’s Carl Hinderer. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Gooch-Miller-Whitford

2019 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee Dr. Dini Miller is flanked by Editor Heather Gooch and Publisher and Editorial Director Marty Whitford. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Judy Black

2019 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee Judy Black says a few words upon receiving her award. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Joyce and Branc

PMP’s Mike Joyce, left, hangs out with Andrej Branc from PelGar International, a 2019 PMP Hall of Fame Sponsor. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Dr. Gary Bennett

Dr. Gary Bennett shared a few anecdotes about his fellow PMP Hall of Famer, former boss and 2019 spotlight honoree Dr. John Osmun. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Lonnie Alonso

2019 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee Lonnie Alonso thanked many on behalf of himself and his late father, Orlando. PHOTO: DIANE SOFRANEC

Dave Mueller, Dr. Dini Miller, Judy Black and Lonnie Alonso received plaques at the PMP Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Oct. 14, 2019. (PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA)

Dave Mueller, Dr. Dini Miller, Judy Black and Lonnie Alonso received plaques at the 2019 PMP Hall of Fame induction ceremony on Oct. 14, 2019. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Fisher-Miller-Reichert

2019 PMP Hall of Fame Inductee Dr. Dini Miller is flanked by longtime friends Bill Miller and Therese Reichert. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Austs

The Aust Group is a 2019 PMP Hall of Fame sponsor. Stuart Aust, center, is flanked by sons Chris, Mike, Dan and Nick. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

MGK

MGK is a 2019 PMP Hall of Fame Sponsor. From left are Brian Olesinski, Dr. Cassie Krejci, Danielle Wallace and Brian Krelitz. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

Bug Off

From left are PestWest’s Sophie Newton and Nancy Kleperis; 2019 PMP Hall of Fame Platinum sponsor Andy Linares of Bug Off Pest Control Center; and Anna Wilson-Barnes, PelGar International. Bug Off’s sponsorship includes ensuring plaques of the inductees also hang at Purdue University. PHOTO: DANIELLE PESTA

 

Danielle Pesta

About the Author:

Danielle Pesta is the digital editor for PMP magazine. She can be reached at dpesta@northcoastmedia.net or 216-363-7928.

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