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SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. – Target Specialty Products announced the addition of Wes Tanksley as the new territory manager serving the professional pest management market in Austin and San Antonio, Texas.
Tanksley has extensive experience in the pest control industry. Since 2006, he was a field supervisor for his family’s business, Pinpoint Pest Control, in Oceanside, Calif. As a field supervisor, he managed technicians throughout the company as well as his own route located in north San Diego County. In this capacity, he was responsible for developing new business, as well as specialized pest exclusion programs, and managing the company’s fleet. Before he became a field supervisor, he served the company for five years as a field technician.
“We are happy to introduce Wes as the territory manager for the south-central Texas region,” said Dean Osborn, business manager for Target’s central region. “He was a valued customer for many years and his industry experience makes him a real asset to our pest management team.”
He will soon complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biblical Studies from San Diego Christian College in San Diego, California. He is an active member of the Texas Pest Control Association.
His contact information is firstname.lastname@example.org, or 512/921-0350.
Envincio, a manufacturer of pest control products, has consolidated operations and relocated to Spartanburg, S.C. Formerly known as Prentiss, Envincio develops, manufactures and markets organic and synthetic pest control products used by professional pest control operators.
“This is an important and strategic move for us as it allows everyone from management to marketing to manufacturing to be a close-knit unit.” says Jeff Ziehmer, executive vice president and general manager. “We’ll have everything in one location to further streamline the advances we’ve already made.”
Envincio is realigning its infrastructure to support the development and marketing of new solutions for pest control needs. The company continues to expand its Essentria FIFRA 25(b) exempt insecticides and the EPA-registered botanical insecticide brand family, Envi. Company initiatives also include building on the strength of their pyrethrum-based Elite brand and broadening their reach in the vector market with their portfolio of piperonyl butoxide-based products.
Envincio’s headquarters is located at 2155 West Croft Circle Spartanburg, SC 29302. The company will continue to operate a research and manufacturing facility in Sandersville, Georgia.
TROY, Mich. — Rose Pest Solutions announced that Jim Nelson, Kalamazoo district manager, received the 2011 Extraordinary Leadership Award from the Greater Kalamazoo United Way (GKUW). The award is given to individuals who personally and professionally advocate for the nonprofit organization while demonstrating extraordinary leadership. The event was held on March 22 at the Cityscape Event Center in Kalamazoo.
“The Rose Pest Solutions company philosophy has always stressed the importance of acting as responsible neighbors within the communities where we do business,” said Nelson. “I am proud of our support of such a worthwhile community organization and am truly humbled by this recognition.”
Rose Pest Solutions employees have supported the GKUW for more than 10 years, achieving 100 percent participation during multiple campaigns. In addition, many of the company’s field staff carry and distribute GKUW 211 cards, an information and referral service that provides assistance to individuals in need. Nelson, one of 11 award recipients recognized during the event, has been employed with Rose Pest Solutions since January 1993.
“Jim’s strong and genuine personal support for the United Way has clearly made an impact on our organization and the people around him,” said Jason Horan, senior resource development associate, Greater Kalamazoo United Way. “He has been a wonderful advocate and we are thrilled to present him with this award.”