Anna Berry joins the company as a U.S. technical director, and Scott LaFave will be a western regional manager.
Berry is a board-certified entomologist with about 20 years of experience in the pest management industry with a background in commercial pest management, particularly in food processing, food retail facilities and store product insects.
In her role as technical director, Berry is responsible for improving technical data and processes, assisting with product improvement and development, and helping inside and outside sales teams. She previously served as a training manager and entomologist for McCloud Services, which was acquired by Terminix. She has a Master of Science in grain science and industry with an emphasis in pest management from Kansas State University and a Bachelor of Science in biology with a minor in communication studies from the University of Oregon.
LaFave also has 20 years of experience in the pest control industry. Based in Southern California, he will continue relationships with distributors and pest management professionals in California, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, Hawaii, Arkansas and Idaho. He previously worked for Bell Laboratories, FMC and Nisus Corporation.
“Anna and Scott’s broad range of experience in the pest control industry complement our team and will be instrumental in helping our customers and leading our company forward,” James Rodriguez, national sales manager for Pelsis, said. “I look forward to all they will achieve in their new roles.”
Pelsis is a family of brands known for developing the industry’s best pest control, disinfection, industrial and vector control equipment. Leading brands include B&G Equipment Company and Curtis Dyna-Fog with each brand.