BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Birmingham-based Waynes Pest Control announced the promotion of Shawn Hollis to president, replacing Eric Frye, who has served in the role for the past four years.
Frye has been a driving force of Waynes significant growth during the past 18 years leading the marketing and business development efforts prior to being promoted to president in 2016. In the role he led a focused effort on organic growth and targeted M&A.
Hollis joined the Waynes team in 2010 as service center leader in Huntsville, Ala. He was instrumental in the growth of Waynes from relative start-up to one of the top pest control and lawn care providers in the Huntsville market. He was recently in the role of vice president of operations, where he oversaw all operations in Northern Alabama and Tennessee.
Frye commented, “Shawn has been a member of our Leadership Team for over a decade. His heart and passion for servant leadership, his commitment to our values and his unwavering focus on the delivery of World Class Service to our Customers have positioned him for this opportunity to lead Waynes into the next stage of its growth and development.”
Hollis added, “Eric Frye is a leader of leaders – a man of unquestionable character and integrity who will be deeply missed by all those who have had the privilege to work closely with him during his nearly two decades at Waynes. It is with much humility and excitement that I step into this new chapter of my career to steward the Waynes Team and our Customers.”