With nearly 25 years of pest management industry experience, Andrew de la Chapelle has joined sibling companies PCO Bookkeepers and PCO M&A Specialists. Both Newton, N.J.-based firms feature Pest Management Professional’s “The Bottom Line” columnist, Dan Gordon, CPA, as a principal.
In this new role, de la Chapelle “will develop client-side relationships for merger and acquisition services within the pest control and lawn care industry. Additionally, he will help expand PCO Bookkeepers’ accounting, bookkeeping and CFO services to pest and lawn businesses,” according to a news release.
“We’re very excited to have Andrew on board,” Gordon said in the news release. “His depth of experience, knowledge and market insight will complement our team of professionals.”
de la Chapelle previously served as industry strategist for WorkWave PestPac. According to the news release, he “played a key role in the development, integration and go-to-market strategies for three core PestPac modules: Mobile, GPS and RouteOp.” He currently serves as the chair of the education committee for the Florida Pest Management Association, and is a regular presenter at many state and national pest conferences. He holds a bachelor degree in economics and history from the College of Wooster (Ohio), and resides in Southwest Florida.
ABOUT PCO BOOKKEEPERS
Founded in 2000, PCO Bookkeepers provide pest control companies nationwide with internal and external accounting, tax planning and bookkeeping services. Its accountants are QuickBooks Certified ProAdvisors and experts in PestPac, PestRoutes, ServSuite, Real Green, Bill.com and other cloud-based solutions.
ABOUT PCO M&A SPECIALISTS
Founded in 2012, PCO M&A Specialists features an industry-focused team that will manage the entire selling process of your pest control business. Its merger and acquisition experts also work daily with pest control business owners on areas such as taxes, debt structuring, and operational issues.