In 1933, as the industry was forming an association, a self-starting Italian immigrant named Al Cossetta was convinced that what this unorganized industry needed was a magazine to unite them in their training, practices and beliefs.
Bob and Judy Dold are special, in more ways than one. They’ve both served as presidents of the National Pest Management Association, they run a successful and thriving pest management firm based in Chicago and they manage to maintain a long and happy marriage.
Their life together is intertwined with dedication to the industry, which they’ve demonstrated by giving freely of their time, knowledge and financial resources.
It seems like almost everyone in the pest control industry knows and respects Dr. Austin Frishman. After 40 years in the business, he says he’s on a first-name basis with an estimated 3,000 people.
There’s a sort of reverence that emerges when you mention the name Lee Truman around pest management professionals. There are some who think of a bright, witty gentleman professor who faithfully attended the Purdue conference for 45 years. And some simply know him as the original author to what many consider the bible of the industry, Truman’s Scientific Guide to Pest Control Operations.