Cook’s Pest Control hires project manager, promotes 2 to district managers


November 29, 2022

Glenn Robertson

Glenn Robertson

Decatur, Ala.-based Cook’s Pest Control announced that Glenn Robertson joined the company as information technology project manager.

Robertson will support the home office by planning, establishing and managing IT projects, serving as a liaison between the business and technical functions of Cook’s Pest Control to assure implantation of assigned projects.

Robertson has an extensive background in program management, web and database applications, and cyber security for the U.S. Army Space Missile Defense Command and U.S. Army Forces Strategic Command Enterprise Systems.

Upon the retirement of long-term Cook’s Pest Control district managers Tracy Oliver and Michael Lucchesi, two employees have been promoted.

Brandon Lovelady and Anthony Elder

Brandon Lovelady and Anthony Elder

Brandon Lovelady will be the district manager for the Auburn, Ala., office, effective Dec. 1. Lovelady began his career with Cook’s Pest Control in June 2014 as a pest management professional (PMP) for the Birmingham North office. In 2018, he transferred to Albertville office when he was promoted to pest manager. In June 2021, he became the first pest control operations manager at the company,

Anthony Elder will be the district manager for the Memphis, Tenn., commercial office, effective Feb. 1, 2023. Elder’s career began in June 2015 as a PMP. In 2016, he was promoted to pest supervisor and was promoted to pest manager in October 2021.

About Cook’s Pest Control

Cook’s Pest Control was founded by John L. Cook in 1928 as “North Alabama Termite Control.” After his death in 1950, his son, John R. Cook, took over the company and changed the company’s name to Cook’s Pest Control. John R., a Pest Management Professional Hall of Famer (Class of 2015), helped Cook’s Pest Control become the eighth-largest pest control company in the U.S. at the time.

Cook’s Pest Control serves homeowners and businesses across the Southeast. The company offers services in pest control, termite control, mosquito control and bed bug removal. All Cook’s Pest Control technicians and inspectors receive comprehensive computer-based, classroom and field training. In 2015, the company opened an employee training facility in Decatur, Ala.

In 2016, Cook’s Pest Control opened a new office in Pensacola, Fla., which is the company’s first office in Florida. The company now serves customers in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee with 40 offices.


About the Author

Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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