Human Interest

5 questions with Kim Stockment

February 23, 2019 By
Kimberly Stockment is the program administrator for Purdue University’s Online Learning programs. Read more»
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Generous PMPs abound

February 5, 2019 By
On this page is a smattering of the many charitable projects and causes in which various pest management professionals (PMPs) were involved in 2018. And these were chosen from just the ones we know about; many more wonderful acts of... Read more»

5 questions with Dr. Mo Rachadi

January 31, 2019 By
This month’s question-and-answer session is with Dr. Mohamed Rachadi, who has been in the pest management industry for more than three decades. His newly published book is titled The American Dream for Immigrant Entrepreneurs … A Beginner’s Guide to Freedom,... Read more»
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PWIPM networking event empowers women

January 22, 2019 By
Professional Women in Pest Management (PWIPM) — a National Pest Management Association (NPMA) committee — provides support, education and networking opportunities to women in the industry. Since 2005, the NPMA has encouraged women to meet up at events such as... Read more»
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Laura Simpson: Ready for what’s next

January 15, 2019 By
Laura Simpson has been involved in pest control from the operations, insurance and association sides. Now that her company has sold to Rentokil, she’s welcoming her next chapter. Read more»
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Dr. Faith Oi: Education and research fuel the fire

January 14, 2019 By
Dr. Faith Oi guides entomology students, school faculty and pest management professionals on the reasons pest control is vital to public health. Read more»
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Women in pest: Strength in numbers

January 12, 2019 By
You would have to be blind not to notice that the number of women at state and national industry events has been growing for years. I’ve witnessed an increase in the number of women who have risen early to meet... Read more»
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Pat Hottel: McCloud Services’ training guru

January 11, 2019 By
Patricia Hottel ensures every employee is equipped to inspect, treat and problem-solve with the proper knowledge, equipment and techniques. Read more»
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Suzanne Graham: Rounding up regulations for the rest of us

January 10, 2019 By
Suzanne Graham stays on top of regulations Massey Services faces in each state and community it serves, and shares the info. Read more»
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Andrea and Kristin Coron: A shared dedication to the industry

January 9, 2019 By
Andrea and Kristin Coron are sisters-in-law, best friends and business partners who cultivate professionalism in pest management. Read more»