Tag: Difference Makers

Difference Maker: Mike Katz, Rentokil North America

December 31, 2014 By
As a child, were you fascinated by or fearful of pests? I never had much interest in insect or vertebrate pests. When and why did you first become interested this business? I went to work for the Pest Control Operators... Read more»

Difference Maker: David Naffziger, DHN Solutions LLC

July 14, 2014 By
Tell us about your new organization: When BASF consolidated its Specialty Products Division in Raleigh, N.C., in January 2013, my wife and I agreed we didn’t want to relocate from St. Louis. I wasn’t ready to retire, and my wife... Read more»

Bob Kunst, Fischer Environmental Services

September 10, 2013 By
How did you get into the pest management industry? In January 1974, I needed a job, any job; but by the end of my first week with Orkin in Atlanta, I was hooked. Soon after starting at Orkin, I met... Read more»
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diference makers: Dr. Austin M. Frishman

August 10, 2013 By
When and why did you first fall for the bug business? Since I was knee-high to a grasshopper, I’ve been fascinated with insects and other creatures that live outdoors. Collecting came naturally. Two individuals helped direct me: Tom Nickou, my... Read more»
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Gene Harrington: National Pest Management Association

March 1, 2013 By
How did you get involved in this industry? I was working on Capitol Hill and wanted to see what other opportunities might be available to me. In the winter of 1994 I responded to a job listing the National Pest... Read more»

Difference Maker: Norman Goldenberg, Terminix

February 1, 2013 By
How many years have you now been in the industry? The year 2013 will mark 52 years that I have been in the pest management and lawn care businesses. Over the years, how has the industry changed when it comes... Read more»