Seth has been involved in the pest control industry since 2008 in multiple capacities including and Owner, Investor, Technology Provider and Consultant. Seth has successfully assisted dozens of pest control companies in achieving exponential growth ranging from 50-300% year/year. As the lead contributor and founder of Pest Daily, Seth is determined to create the most holistic business learning platform in the industry.Email
Axis Group is one of the Nation's largest PEO Master General Agencies (MGA’s) supporting over 2000 property and casualty (P&C) agents across the country and representing more than 100 PEOs. Patrick has deep experience with supporting pest control companies in identifying opportunities in reduction of worker compensation and increasing employee satisfaction.
Jonathan has helped over 25 companies achieve Traction, including his own business. In his Home Care business, when growth stalled following two years on the Fast 50, Jonathan implemented EOS in his company, doubled the business and sold to a private equity company 3 years later. Jonathan credits EOS for saving his company and his marriage and is passionate about helping entrepreneurs live a happier, move fulfilled life and grow a self-sustaining company. He is proud to bring EOS to the pest control industry.
Sarah Latyn, has been passionate about both bugs and helping people for as long as she can remember. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University in Biological Sciences with a minor in Entomology. In 2018, she received her Master of Business and Science degree with a focus on Global Agriculture from Rutgers University to address food insecurity throughout the world. Sarah has also extended her quality training into Evolve YT’s course offerings where she is responsible for educating students on leadership tactics and tools to help them grow as professionals. When she isn’t working or studying, Sarah loves to shop, workout, sit on the beach, and hangout with her cats. Currently, Sarah is pursuing her Master of Science in Entomology at the University of Kentucky.
Adam is the CEO and Founder of PestCon LMM, a division of LeaseMyMarketing. After working in corporate marketing for nearly 20 years with national brands like Trane, Wells Fargo, Penn State University, and more, he’s applying those same learnings to his work with pest control owners to drive growth through the use of cutting-edge digital marketing technology. PestCon LMM provides turn-key solutions for website development, lead generation, and local marketing all supported with a best-in-class online dashboard
Cory Vargo is a Tax Partner at Wipfli LLP, a national consulting and accounting firm. Cory works with many pest control companies on their recurring tax and non-tax accounting needs, and commonly gets involved when a business is thinking about selling or in the process of negotiating a sale to a prospective buyer. Cory focuses his tax practice on M&A consulting and complex corporate compliance matters, including entity choice planning.Email
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.Email
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.Email
Jordan is a managing consultant in the accounting outsourcing services practice at BKD CPAs & Advisors. He provides manager and controller level advisory services for small to medium-sized businesses in a variety of industries. Jordan also assists clients with implementing technologies to streamline business processes such as QuickBooks Online and Bill.com. Jordan has experience in auditing and consulting as well as several years of experience serving as an accounting manager and controller for various organizations.
Vice President of pest control lending at Live Oak, brings over 20 years of SBA financing expertise to the team. He states, “It can be a challenge to find a banker that understands the nuances of the pest control industry and is well-versed in the SBA’s loan programs. With our dedicated team and business model, Live Oak solves that dilemma. While we are early in the venture, we are hearing from our customers that there is a need,”Email
Brinn is a director at BKD CPAs & Advisors who is experienced in the areas of tax compliance and consulting for high-net-worth individuals, flow-through business entities, estates, and trusts. As the Dallas/Fort Worth/Waco (DFW) office industry leader for BKD Private Client, she consults with privately held and family-owned businesses about tax planning and wealth transfer strategies. In addition to tax services, she leads the DFW accounting outsourcing team, which harnesses technology to provide clients with cloud accounting support and fully outsourced accounting operations. The accounting outsourcing team serves nonprofits and small to midsize businesses in a variety of industries, such as pest management, healthcare, and hospitality.
Eric is a Contact Center Outsourcing expert who specializes in business development, sales, customer engagement, employee retention, technology solutions and enhanced human operating systems. He currently serves as the Co-Founder and CEO of Leading Edge Connections . A revolutionary business approach to outsourcing contact center business that provisions solutions in such a way to keep their clients on the leading-edge of success. Eric has deep experience helping pest control companies scale up their customer service operations.
Joe has a Master’s degree from the University of Florida’s Entomology and Nematology Department. Joe has been in the Pest Management industry for over 25 years. He has owned his own company, worked for a large manufacturer, worked as a technical director for a PCT Top-20 company, and is currently a consultant and expert witness for the pest management, hospitality, and related fields. Joe’s clients range from start-ups to pest management companies with over $60 million in revenue. He assists them with development of training, protocols/procedures, contracts, quality assurance, and management programs.Email
Matt is owner and CEO of Abra Kadabra Environmental Services, based in the Twin Cities. His goals for his business transcend pest control, aiming to provide opportunity for employees, their families and the community through his business. His brand of focused effort plus business humanization has helped his company grow exponentially in the past couple years, and its growth is on pace to continue expanding.Email
NorthWing provides digital marketing and lead generation services to pest control companies across the nation. He is excited to contribute to Pest Daily with the goal of educating pest control operators on how to become better marketers. In a space with a lot of conflicting advice and complicated topics, Kyle's goal is to provide actionable, tactical advice to allow operators to make better market decisions and/or communicate more effectively with their marketing agency."Email