Arrow Exterminators acquires Advantage Green


May 26, 2021

Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators acquired Advantage Green Lawn & Pest Solutions, Summerfield, Fla., which specializes in residential pest control and lawn care services. Representing Advantage Green, which will operate under the Arrow Exterminators brand, was Kemp Anderson Consulting.


From left are Arrow Exterminators’ Tim Pollard, Advantage Green’s William Iddings, Arrow Exterminators’ Emily Thomas Kendrick, Advantage Green’s Jimmy White, and Arrow Exterminators’ Kevin Burns. PHOTO: ARROW EXTERMINATORS

With this acquisition, Arrow now has 34 service centers throughout Florida and 140 service centers overall. The deal will help Arrow expand into Central Florida, serving customers there with a full line of services, including termite and mosquito control.

“Advantage Green’s passion for customer service and their experienced team members makes it a perfect fit,” said Arrow’s CEO Emily Thomas Kendrick. “We are now perfectly positioned to take care of the needs of consumers and businesses in Ocala, The Villages, and Marion and Sumter counties.”

Advantage Green was founded in 2000 by William Iddings and Jimmy White. Services include fire ant and termite control; perimeter pest control; grub control; aeration; lawn fertilization and weed control; tree, shrub and ornamental plant care; and irrigation consultation.

“When looking for a home for our business, we wanted a family-owned and operated company that provided great customer service and was passionate about how customers and employees are treated,” Iddings said. “We found that in Atlanta-based Arrow Exterminators and are now proud to be part of the family.”

Added White, “We especially wanted to give our employees an opportunity to be with a company where we knew there would be growth opportunities as well as an expanded range of services to offer our customers. All of our employees will continue their careers with Arrow Exterminators.”


Family-owned and -operated since 1964, Atlanta, Ga.-based Arrow Exterminators is the sixth largest pest and termite control company in the United States, ranked by revenue. Arrow boasts a modern fleet of more than 2,100 vehicles, 137 service centers, 2,600 team members with revenues exceeding $285 million and in 2020 was named the No. 1 Top Workplace in Atlanta by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. With QualityPro Certification by the National Pest Management Association, the company offers innovative and environmentally responsible services to protect homes and businesses of customers in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.


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