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ACE Program Made Strong Gains in 2013

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The ESA program grew by 35% this past year; ESA also announced recently certified ACEs.

| January 24, 2014

LANHAM, Md. - ESA's certification programs continued to post strong growth in 2013. The ACE program continued yet another year of over 35% growth (2012 closed with 556 ACEs and 2013 showed 763 ACEs as of December 31st - a 37% growth). BCE, after nearly a decade of flat growth began to show a modest increase of 1% (from 429 2012 BCEs to 434 2013 BCEs).

Most recently (through early January) the following individuals earned their certification. Please join us in celebrating their accomplishments.

New BCEs:
Ms. Emily Bick, BCE-Intern, (Rainbow Treecare Scientific Advancements), Minnetonka, MN  USA.  Certified on 1/7/2014.
Mr. Bernard Kilian Black, BCE, (Black's Pest Services, LLC), Harper, OR  USA.  Certified on 12/18/2013.
Dr. Rebecca W. Baldwin, BCE, (University of Florida), Gainesville, FL  USA.  Certified on 12/16/2013.
Dr. Hyon Chong Choe, BCE, (United States Forces Korea), Seoul,   Republic of Korea.  Certified on 12/18/2013.

New ACEs:
Mrs. Tami Stuparich, ACE, (California American Exterminator), Boulder Creek, CA  USA.  Certified on 12/19/2013.
Mr. Thomas B Moran, ACE, (Dodson Brothers Exterminating Co. Inc.), Lynchburg, VA  USA.  Certified on 12/13/2013.
Mr. Shawn Turner, ACE, (Home Front Pest Control), Corona, CA  USA.  Certified on 12/23/2013.
Mr. Peter J. Stieglmayr, ACE, (RK Environmental Services), Bayonne, NJ  USA.  Certified on 12/16/2013.
Mr. Nathan John Tamialis, ACE, (Univar), Aliso Viejo, CA  USA.  Certified on 12/21/2013.
Mr. Michael J Botha, ACE, (Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions), Pearl City, HI  USA.  Certified on 12/12/2013.
Mr. Kirk Stuparich, ACE, (California American Exterminator), Boulder Creek, CA  USA.  Certified on 12/19/2013.
Mr. Julius Vaunado III, ACE, (American Pest Management), Fulton, MD  USA.  Certified on 12/17/2013.
Mr. Joseph Romito, ACE, (RK Environmental Services), Westwood, NJ  USA.  Certified on 12/22/2013.
Mr. James Ellis Brockman, ACE, (HonorGuard Pest Management), Nashville, TN  USA.  Certified on 12/13/2013.
Mr. Ian Alexander Mateo, ACE, (Sandwich Isle Pest Solutions), Pearl City, HI  USA.  Certified on 12/12/2013.
Mr. Dominic Dorian Foster, ACE, (Crane Pest Control), San Pablo, CA  USA.  Certified on 12/19/2013.
Mr. DeVonn Shuford, ACE, (American Pest Management), Fulton, MD  USA.  Certified on 12/16/2013.
Mr. Andrew Michael Dzieman, ACE, (Borite Termite & Pest Treatments Corp.), Sherman Oaks, CA  USA.  Certified on 12/21/2013.

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