Cook’s Pest Control promotes 4 to VP positions


December 4, 2023


From left: Thomas Tucker, Mike McGill, Brian Cook, president and CEO of Cook’s Pest Control; Matt Bennich and Pete Sirten. PHOTO: COOK’S PEST CONTROL

Cook’s Pest Control recently promoted Matt Bennich, Mike McGill, Pete Sirten and Thomas Tucker to the position of vice president in various departments.

  • Matt Bennich was promoted the position of vice president of finance, formerly serving as director of finance.
  • Mike McGill will move from commercial division manager to vice president, regional manager of the commercial services division.
  • Pete Sirten will take the position of vice president, regional manager for the North Alabama region, formerly serving as North Alabama regional manager.
  • Thomas Tucker moves from Tennessee/Mississippi regional manager to vice president, regional manager for the Tennessee/Mississippi region.

Collectively, this group represents over 100 years of service to the company.

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 an office in Pensacola, Fla., which was the company’s first office in the Sunshine State. The company now serves customers in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi and Tennessee with 40 offices.


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