JACKSONVILLE, Fla.— Turner Pest Control, an Anticimex company, announced the promotion of six employees.
Turner President Paul Drewry said, “As Turner Pest Control’s unprecedented growth continues, we are pleased to announce the following promotions of six executives who will help lead us into the future.”
Brian Hawkins was promoted from regional director of operations to regional vice president of operations. He is responsible for managing all of Turner Pest Control’s operations south of Ormond Beach. As an owner of Bingham’s Professional Pest Management, which Turner Pest Control acquired in 2019, Hawkins brought a wealth of pest control industry knowledge and experience to his role at Turner as regional director.
Michael Litsey was promoted from regional director of operations to regional vice president of operations. Litsey joined Turner Pest Control in 2008 and worked as a technician in multiple divisions, including termite control, pre-treatment, residential and commercial pest control, and commercial sales. Over the last 14 years, his numerous achievements included managing the #1 Anticimex branch in the world. He was promoted to regional director in 2020 and, in his new position, oversees all operations for Northeast Florida.
Stacy McKinney was promoted from director of marketing to vice president of marketing. Joining Turner Pest Control in 2014 from the private equity firm that purchased the company in 2003,McKinney was instrumental in the company’s explosive, organic growth, consistently increasing lead generation by double digits year over year. She manages a $2.5 million marketing budget and is responsible for managing marketing strategies for 17 acquisitions to date. McKinney is also responsible for developing the company’s marketing strategies and campaigns to drive customer acquisition and retention through branding, digital and traditional lead generation, and customer loyalty programs.
Cheri Michaels was promoted from director of sales to vice president of sales. Since joining Turner Pest Control in 2020, she has managed the rollout of the company’s innovative residential SMART digital pest control program and managed the integration of 13 sales teams through mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining the company, Michaels’ career included more than 25 years of business operations and leadership experience, most recently as Comcast’s regional manager of commercial development.
Angela Nelson was promoted from director of human resources to vice president of human resources. She focuses on supporting rapid company growth with mergers and acquisitions by creating plans to support the business transformation. Nelson is responsible for developing and ensuring effective implementation of plans, policies, and processes for workforce planning, talent acquisition, talent management and development, employee engagement, legal compliance, employee relations, and compensation and benefits.
Ginny Zuckero was promoted from director of IT to vice president of IT and PMO. Prior to joining Turner Pest Control, she managed large, global projects for warehouse and store development for Walmart, assuming the role of director of IT Store Operations over POS/Epay/Health and Wellness/Specialty teams globally. She also worked in the public sector, managing development and implementation projects across the city of Jacksonville and Duval county.