SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - The Tennessee Pest Control Association awarded Drew Lockhart of Central Life Sciences with their Lifetime Achievement Award for his continued work and dedication to the pest control industry, TPCA announced.
The award is given annually to an individual who goes "beyond normal work standards and continually strives to make a difference in the pest control industry," the TCPA said.
"After receiving nominations all year long from each region of Tennessee, the Board of Directors meets to discuss nominees and to vote for the Lifetime Achievement Award recipient," said Al Foster Jr., chairman of the TCPA Lifetime Achievement Award Committee. "Drew Lockhart's extensive experience and longevity within the pest control industry immediately stood out to us, and we believe that his countless positive efforts and innovative approach to industry problems make him the best choice for this well-deserved honor."
Lockhart is currently national account manager for the Zoëcon Professional Products Division, where he is responsible for Central Life Science's professional pest management and vector markets. In this role, he oversees sales, training and customer support for pest management professionals, mosquito abatement districts and public health agencies. He began his tenure with the company in 2000. He has also served on the Alabama Vector Management Society Board as a vendor liason, editor and director.
"Central Life Sciences is extremely proud of Drew's success and his many achievements and contributions to the industry and to our company," said Larry Smith, director of sales for Central Life Sciences. "His experience and knowledge have significantly aided his division's continued growth and success."
Lockhart has been in the industry since the early 1980's after he earned his Bachelor of Science in entomology from Auburn University.