At the Helm of One of the World’s Largest Pest Control Companies with Jarl Dahlfors

Jarl Dahlfors could see that, when it came to route-based businesses, there is huge potential for quality, profit, and growth if you invest in and protect your branch managers. After successfully decentralizing and changing the culture in an armored car service, he applied the same approach to pest control. This winning strategy has led Jarl and his team to build one of the largest pest control companies in the world.

  • Listen to how Jarl used his background in the security industry to succeed in pest control.

  • Learn about establishing a benchmarking protocol that works.

  • Hear all about Jarl’s top winning strategy: decentralization.

The hosts of Boardroom Buzz and Pest Daily Contributors

Patrick Baldwin

Patrick spends most of his time producing The Boardroom Buzz while consuming Chick-Fil-A and Milk Bottle Cookies. He defines success by delivering the most interesting and thoughtful people into the Boardroom each week. Some have accused Patrick of producing 'art', and not just a podcast. Patrick Baldwin has been in the pest control industry for over 12 years. He is a partner in the largest privately-held pest control company in Central Texas, 855bugs.com. His firm was awarded the Rising Star Award by PCT magazine in 2019. While at 855bugs.com, Patrick has fulfilled various roles including sales, management, franchise development, software director, and CEO.

Managing Director

Paul Giannamore

Paul is recognized as the leading global authority on valuation and M&A in the pest control industry by institutional investors, Wall Street equity research analysts and the largest firms in the industry.

The Podcast

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