Michaels has been acting as interim platform president of Turner Pest Control for the past three months in addition to her role as vice president of sales.
She brings extensive experience and knowledge to this position. As a transformational leader, some of her major achievements include managing the rollout of the company’s innovative residential SMART digital pest control program, the integration of 13 sales teams through mergers and acquisitions and increased the ability to expand services with the creation o f its inside sales department.
“We are pleased to welcome Cheri as the Platform President of Turner Pest Control,” said Bill Talon, Anticimex North American COO. “Cheri is an enthusiastic and engaging leader that is well-respected by her team. I am confident her expertise will further drive the transformational growth Turner continues to experience.”
A major initiative for Anticimex is sustainability, which is also a passion of Michaels. Recently, she received her Business Sustainability Leadership Certification from the University of Cambridge. Collaborating with the Florida chapter of Professional Women in Pest Management, she recently hosted a webinar to raise awareness of the importance of creating sustainability leadership champions within organizations.
Prior to joining Turner, Michaels’ career included more than 25 years of business operations and leadership experience, including Comcast’s regional manager of commercial development as well as franchise owner and operator for Sign A Rama.
Michaels said in a news release that she owes her success to influential leaders throughout her career and following her passion to lead others to perform beyond their potential,
“I am dedicated to inspiring my employees to grow both personally and professionally,” Michaels said. “I look forward to leading my team and taking Turner to the next level of success.”