Native Pest Management promotes 3 employees


February 7, 2023



Tallahassee, Fla.-based Native Pest Management has promoted Zachary Smith, Peter Perticone and Ian Wright to management positions.

Smith has been promoted to outside sales manager and will lead the outside sales team. He started at Native Pest Management as a route technician in 2019. In 2020, he was promoted to outside sales representative and achieved his goal of over $1 million in sales in 2022.

Perticone was promoted from service manager to branch manager. He started his career in 2021 as a route technician. In his new position, he will oversee operations at Native Pest Management’s largest branch in West Palm Beach, Fla.

Perticone said in the news release, “Being in this industry for 10-plus years, Native Pest Management is the only company that was willing to invest in me and wants to see me grow. The recognition, care, and dedication to their employees and customers is the thing that encourages me to strive to work hard each and every day for them. I couldn’t ask for a better company to work with.”

At the Tallahassee branch, Wright was promoted to inside sales manager. With a year of experience at Native Pest Management as an inside sales representative, and with previous experience as a data analyst, Wright “will be instrumental to Native Pest Management’s continued rapid growth in Florida,” according to the news release.

About Native Pest Management

Since 2015, Native Pest Management has been providing pet-friendly and environmentally friendly pest control, termite control, mosquito control, rodent control, and lawn care to Florida residents. As a family-owned business with deep roots in the local community, and as third-generation West Palm Beach, Fla., natives, the team at Native Pest Management strive to be experts at identifying and preventing the many pest issues unique to their service area.


About the Author

Ellen Wagner is a former digital editor for PMP magazine.

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