The longtime industry veteran is now general manager and training director for the Monroe,Ga.-based company.
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MONROE, Ga. - Industry veteran Billy Blasingame has joined Baccus Termite and Pest Control, Monroe, Ga., as its new general manager and training director.
Blasingame, the son of NPMA Past President Bill Blasingame (1972-73), has more than 30 years of experience in the Pest Control Industry. “We couldn’t be more proud and excited to have Billy leading our company to the next level and sharing his experience and expertise with our management staff, technicians and our customers,” said Joe Baccus, president and owner of Baccus.
Prior to joining Baccus, Blasingame started his career with Stephenson Chemical Company in the late 70s, owned and operated WEB Pest Control from 1980 until 2000, then most recently worked for Arrow Exterminators as vice president of the Commercial Pest Control Division and technical field trainer in Atlanta. Blasingame is an Associate Certified Entomologist, a member of Pi Chi Omega and the Entomological Society of America.
Baccus Termite and Pest Control was started in 1974 by Joe and Linda Baccus in Monroe, Ga. Their two daughters, Lisa Baccus Shaffer and Lee Baccus also work for the company in management and administrative roles.