Technician of the Year Awards Supplement Finalists

Technician of the Year Awards Supplement - Technician of the Year Awards Supplement

The following service professionals were named as finalists in this year’s Technician of the Year Awards program.

December 12, 2018


  • Travis Barker, Wil-Kil Pet Control, Menomonee Falls, Wis.
  • James Gessler, Green Pest Solutions, West Chester, Pa.
  • Jeff Goin, Orkin, W. Columbia, S.C.
  • Trent Heard, United Pest & Turf, Ardmore, Ala.
  • Mike Pugliese, Terminix Service, Flat Rock, N.C.
  • Victor San Inocencio, Massey Services, Orlando, Fla.
  • Mike Simmons, Turner Pest Control, Jacksonville, Fla.


  • Eric Cooney, Action Pest Control, Terre Haute, Ind.
  • Matthew Davis, Orkin, Orlando, Fla.
  • Shawn Holbein, Western Pest Services, Lititz, Pa.
  • Sean Young, Hometeam Pest Defense, Houston, Texas


  • Sidney Blevins, Orkin, Blountvillle, Tenn.
  • Charles Rouse, Terminix Service, Charleston, S.C.
  • Allen Roy, Semark Pest Control, Houston, Texas
  • Terri Wood, Bug Out Service, Yulee, Fla.


The process for choosing this year’s winners involved a thorough review of each candidate’s credentials, including materials submitted by their respective companies. A panel of well-respected industry professionals had the difficult task of deciding the winners. PCT would like to thank our panel of judges:

Dr. Robert Corrigan, RMC Pest Management Consulting, Richmond, Ind.

Dr. Robert Davis, BASF Professional & Specialty Solutions, Pflugerville, Texas

Dr. Richard Kramer, Innovative Pest Management, Brookeville, Md.

Dr. Fred Whitford, Purdue University Pesticide Programs, West Lafayette, Ind.