Tag: Marty Whitford

Dr. Austin M. Frishman, a PMP Hall of Famer, regular PMP columnist, and president of Boca Raton, Fla.-based AMF Pest Management Services.

5 Questions with Dr. Austin Frishman

October 28, 2015 By
This month, we feature a question and answer (Q&A) session with Dr. Austin Frishman president of Boca Raton, Fla.-based AMF Pest Management Services. 1. How can the pest management industry attract more top-caliber professionals? Fifty-plus years ago, I heard this... Read more»
Mary Vongas became president of ChemTec in 2013.

5 Questions with Mary Vongas

September 16, 2015 By
This month, we feature a question and answer (Q&A) session with Mary Vongas, president of Saddle Brook, N.J.-based ChemTec Pest Control. 1. You hold a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in change management. How are the two areas... Read more»
Jamie shows off the diploma he earned from Bay Village High School in Bay Village, Ohio.

Whit’s World: The Graduate

August 25, 2015 By
Our Jamie graduated from Bay High School, Bay Village, Ohio, in June. I say “Our Jamie” because so many have helped shape our little man. Jamie, in turn, has touched all of us in ways few can accomplish with a... Read more»
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PMP’s 2015 Bed Bug Management Survey Examines Trends and Tools

August 13, 2015 By
Like two prizefighters in their prime, pest management professionals (PMPs) and bed bugs continue to square off. According to our 2015 Bed Bug Management Survey, for many, these battles royale are more intense now than a decade ago, when bed... Read more»
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Pete Schopen

5 Questions with Pete Schopen

August 3, 2015 By
This month, my back-page column features a question- and -answer (Q&A) session with Pete Schopen, a regular Pest Management Professional (PMP) columnist and owner of McHenry, Ill.-based Schopen Pest Solutions. 1. You worked for your dad’s pest management company, Mid Central... Read more»
Marty and Meg Whitford (Photo: Marty Whitford)

Whit’s World: Daddy’s Li’l Girl is ‘All Growed Up’

July 10, 2015 By
Writers write. It’s what we do. Many of us also procrastinate. A prolific writer once said, “I don’t always love to write, but I always love to have written.” I can relate to that — especially when the writing task... Read more»
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Harvey Goldglantz

5 Questions with Harvey Goldglantz

July 7, 2015 By
This month, my back-page column features a question-and-answer session with Harvey Goldglantz, owner of Elkins Park, Pa.-based Pest Control Marketing Co. Goldglantz is a regular Pest Management Professional (PMP) columnist and the author of Marketing Matters — The Ultimate Reference... Read more»
Russ Ives

How I Got Here: Russ Ives

June 11, 2015 By
Russ Ives, president, Rose Pest Solutions and president-elect, National Pest Management Association, Troy, Mich. HOMETOWN Born in Detroit, still there EDUCATION Class of 1974 B.A., Economics, Amherst College Class of 1976 MBA, Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management WORK... Read more»
McCarthy Pest Control

How Fumigation Solved a Spider Problem

April 28, 2015 By
Imagine fielding this call: Your prospective customer is The Federal National Mortgage Association, aka Fannie Mae. The lending institution recently took ownership of a $450,000 residence overlooking two holes on a golf course at Whitmoor Country Club in Weldon Spring,... Read more»

5 Questions with Missy Henriksen

April 16, 2015 By
As part of our recent redesign, half of my back-page columns will feature question-and-answer (Q&A) sessions with pest management industry professionals. My first Q&A is with Missy Henriksen, executive director of the Professional Pest Management Alliance (PPMA) and vice president... Read more»