PASADENA, Texas — Control Solutions Inc. (CSI) announced the addition of Dr. Janis Reed to the product development team. Reed will be the technical services manager serving the PCO team. Her first day was April 3, 2017.
Reed has more than a decade of experience with a large, independently owned pest management company as the staff entomologist and technical director, as well as several years of research and pesticide education experience. She brings a rare combination of pest management experience and expertise to the CSI team. Reed completed a BS, MS and her Ph.D. in entomology all at Texas A&M University, with a focus in urban entomology. Her research and interests include social insects, especially ants, as well as foraging and feeding preferences of insects.
Her role with CSI will include collaborating cross-functionally to support product efficacy research in support of the CSI sales and marketing teams while continuing to be an ambassador for the pest management industry on behalf of CSI. “We are delighted that Dr. Reed has joined our CSI family; she brings with her great experience, energy, an excitement for learning and a love of our pest management industry. We are blessed to have such a bright star in entomology joining us” said Marie Knox, director of product development.
Reed resides in (her) center of the universe, College Station, Texas, with her husband and their dog, Murphy. Janis has one daughter who is currently engaged to be married in 2018.