Truly Nolen promotes manager in Temecula, Calif.



June 30, 2020


June 30, 2020



Based in Tucson, Ariz., Truly Nolen Pest Control has promoted Erick Ringlstetter to manager of its service office in Temecula, Calif.

Ringlstetter joined Truly Nolen in January 2014 as a swing technician. Prior to that, he was in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves for six years, where he worked as an Unmanned Aerial. His father, Mark, who is based in Tucson, is Truly Nolen’s VP of Training and Technical Services. Mark joined the company in 2001, after two decades in retail management.

“Erick has exemplified the ‘Yellow Standard’ when servicing our customers, and has excelled at training other partners,” Lee Blair, Truly Nolen’s Southern California district manager, said in a news release. “I know he will do a wonderful job in his new role.”


Economy Exterminators was founded by Pest Management Professional (PMP) Hall of Famer Truly Wheatfield Nolen (Class of 2006) in Miami, Fla., in 1938, during the Great Depression. Nolen’s son, Truly David Nolen, joined forces with him to expand and improve the pest control business after graduating from the University of Florida with a degree in entomology. Truly David Nolen moved to Tucson in 1955 and opened Truly Nolen Pest Control. He subsequently purchased his father’s company in the 1960s.

Truly’s daughter Scarlett Nolen, founder of the company’s Truly Development Program, became president in March 2019. Scarlett is a frequent contributor of business-oriented blog posts for PMP’s site.

Today, Truly Nolen has more than 80 branch offices in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas and Utah. The company also has independently owned and operated franchises in a number of territories including Kentucky, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Canada, Puerto Rico and more than 60 countries.


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