In every small town, there’s that one guy who just seems to know everyone. If you count Florida as a small town, then that guy would be Mel Edelstein.
In ancient Greece, Atlas was a mythological figure upon whose shoulders rests the entire world. In the world of pest management, Tom Evans’ shoulders are strong enough to bear the weight of all the industry’s issues.
Solomon Rose, founder of what’s known today as Rose Exterminator Co., emigrated to the United States as a fairly young man, although the details on his personal life are sketchy at best. It seems that he became an entrepreneur in Cincinnati, Ohio, starting in the 1840s-and ended up as a “vermin exterminator” by the mid-1850s.
Throughout Vern Walter’s life, he has traipsed through the pest management industry trying new locations and serving in a variety of positions, while touching other pest management professionals (PMPs) along the way.