Debug Pest Control adds director of people operations and culture


June 6, 2024

Justin Rechter

Justin Rechter

Debug Pest Control has hired Justin Rechter as its director of people operations and culture. Per the news release, this strategic addition “marks a transformative chapter for Debug as it gears up for significant growth, focusing on employee retention and nurturing a workplace culture that inspires and engages.”

Rechter brings more than 15 years of experience in talent acquisition, human resources consultancy and people operations to the role, ready to enhance the workplace environment and drive growth. His main responsibilities center on cultivating a vibrant company culture, fostering open communication, and implementing effective people operations strategies designed to attract and retain top talent.

Rechter’s recents roles involved leading large-scale recruitment initiatives where he successfully integrated teams and streamlined processes to enhance productivity and reduce costs. His extensive experience includes impactful tenures at companies like Meta Platforms Inc. (Facebook) and Grainger, where he led high-performing teams and spearheaded initiatives that significantly improved recruitment outcomes and operational efficiencies.

“Justin’s deep understanding of building collaborative, inclusive, and high-performing cultures aligns perfectly with our goals at Debug Pest Control,” Bill Horgan, second-generation president of Debug Pest Control, said in the news release. “As we embark on this exciting growth phase, Justin’s leadership will be pivotal in enhancing our employee experiences and setting new standards in our industry for a fulfilling workplace.”

About Debug Pest Control

Founded in Smithfield, R.I., by Bill Horgan Sr. in 1993, Debug Pest Control is a provider of pest control services, offering solutions for residential and commercial customers in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts. With Horgan’s son Bill and daughter-in-law Trish at the helm today, this QualityPro certified company has built a reputation for providing effective and environmentally friendly pest control services.


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Heather Gooch

Heather Gooch is the editor-in-chief for PMP magazine. She can be reached at or 330-321-9754.

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