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Dr. Lewis retires from UC-Berkeley

July 14, 2017 By
As first forecasted in his 2016 PMP Hall of Fame profile at the time of his induction, Dr. Vernard Lewis retired July 1 from the University of California, Berkeley. He caps a 35-year industry career, the last 26 of which... Read more»
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Jeffrey to succeed Bauerkemper at Wil-Kil, Holder’s

November 8, 2016 By
Copesan Services announces a transition in leadership for its wholly-owned operating companies: Wil-Kil Pest Control, Menomonee Falls, Wis., and Holder’s Pest Solutions, Houston, Texas. J. Kevin Jeffrey, ACE, has been promoted to general manager – operating companies effective Nov. 7,... Read more»
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Why you should plan for a merger

September 13, 2016 By
You put your heart and soul into building your pest management business. But at some point, you will have to let it go. You already know that, don’t you? Although it’s a fact of life that none of us is... Read more»
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Roland Rhodes

Roland Rhodes to retire on 88th birthday

May 27, 2015 By
On June 8, 2015, Roland Rhodes will not only celebrate his 88th birthday, but his official retirement from the pest control industry distribution company he founded Feb. 1, 1962, in Kansas City: Rhodes Chemical Co. Inc. Rhodes operated the business... Read more»
Manny Martinez

Martinez to succeed Tanner as Liphatech CEO

April 29, 2015 By
After more than 20 years of service, Carl Tanner, CEO of Liphatech Inc., will retire on Dec. 31, 2015. Among other accomplishments, Tanner’s tenure has spearheaded Liphatech’s double-digit growth. Manny Martinez has been named Liphatech’s next CEO, effective Sept. 1,... Read more»
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Joe Kennedy

Arrow’s Kennedy retires after 55 years

April 23, 2015 By
Joseph Kennedy, vice president of Arrow Exterminating Co., Lynbrook, N.Y., has decided to retire effective April 24, 2015, after 55 years of service and leadership. Kennedy was hired by Bernard Stegman as a technician in August 1960. Even after his... Read more»
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Hal Stein

Stein retires from Crane Pest Control

March 11, 2015 By
SAN FRANCISCO—After 54 years at Crane Pest Control, industry statesman Harold “Hal” Stein, 83, decided it was time to retire. His wife, Vera, says she is excited to have him home to enjoy their 61 years of marriage, with more... Read more»
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