Businesses to Watch

You Can’t Plan for the Unexpected But You Can Rise to the Occasion

Life was good for the LeDune family back at the start of 2013. Mike’s pest management business, Mike’s Swat Team, was doing well and Mike was doing what he loved, helping people solve problems, pest problems. Meanwhile, Michelle’s career in property management was also going smoothly. Together Michelle and Mike’s plan was to sell the pest management business once their son had graduated from high school, which was still several years away. Everything seemed to be in place.

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Brezden Pest Control

Imagine. That’s what John Brezden did on December 8, 1980. On the very day that John Lennon was shot, John and Maria Brezden were beginning their business out of their garage. It was a day to go down in history for the Brezden family in more ways than one. John and Maria’s son had been born and named John Lennon prior to this date, making the day even more meaningful to them.

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Weed Man USA

What do you get when you take a solid growth plan, a great business system and a unique sales and marketing approach and you then add hard work and great people involved in their community?

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Big Time Pest Control

Mike Bullert graduated college with an undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. He quickly picked up part-time work in the pest management industry. There he was able to put his science background to work but never dreamed it would one day become a full-time career. But, after spending nine years with Terminix and rising up the ranks to management, the budding pest professional seemed to have found his niche and a love for the business.

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Lawn Doctor

Have you ever wondered what it takes to go from a small, locally-owned business to a nationwide franchising sensation? Just ask Lawn Doctor.

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Pest Cemetery

Jerry Schappert owns and operates a medium-sized pest management company called The Bug Doctor located in Ocala, FL.

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The Arthropodcast Show

A new radio show has hit the airwaves, one very unique to the business of pest control. The Arthropodcast Show debuted about a year ago with a cleaner version of a Howard Stern style show.

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Pest Rangers

When Jeff King quit his job to take his business full-time in April 2015 he turned to Jim Hearity and the Residex team for direction on how to grow his business.

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