Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Urban Forensic Entomology and Pest Control

ID: 739676 Arizona, USA

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Expert is a Board Certified Entomologist with expertise in Applied Forensic Urban Entomology and Pest Control practices. He holds several Pest Control Licenses in multiple U.S. states.

Expert recently held the qualifying licenses for two Southern California pest control companies -- and currently, in an Arizona School District. Prior licenses apply to Connecticut, New York and New Jersey, as well as managed pest control branches in New Mexico, Texas, Nevada, and Sonora, Mexico.

Expert's education focused on medical entomology and parasitology. His roles have included Technical Director, Manager, Vice President, and Owner of Pest Control companies across the U.S. from 1983 to present. He is currently the Technical Director of a pest control company and has been a consultant for over 20 years.

Expert has been state governments' appointed Entomologist Advisor, has consulted to the state Office of Pest Management, and services on the Expert Continuing Education Committee for the Entomological Society of America.

Expert has co-authored state pest control certification manuals and has written numerous articles in the trade publications. He has also taught Pest Management as Associate Professor at the university level. His knowledge of regulations includes landlords, tenants and property management. He has been retained as an expert witness in over 150 cases since opening his own firm two decades ago. Most of his reports settle without going to trial after his report submission. Breakdown includes 60% defense and 40% plaintiff. In cases demanding Expert's testimony, none of his clients (defense or plaintiff) have lost. Geography is not a limit.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1983 Degree: BS Subject: Biology and Entomology Institution: University of Connecticut

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2004 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Present Department:
Expert has owned and operated his own LLC as a consultant in applied urban and forensic entomology for approximately 20 years.

A regular expert witness, Expert lends thought leadership to civil cases pertaining to:

Pest species
Personal injury and damage cases related to pests, and
Pest control procedures

As a consultant and professional trainer, Expert's clients include pest control companies, health care facilities, players in the pharmaceutical industry, school districts, and property managers.

He also provides startup and management advisory services to pest control companies.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2019 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Director and Real Estate Broker Department:
Expert has served multiple real estate companies as Director and Real Estate Broker for the last decade. He currently holes two major leadership roles (2016-present) and was Associate Broker in another professional real estate capacity from 2015 to 2016 and Associate Broker in another role for two years prior (2013-16).

Before this time, from 2009 to 2013, Expert's title was Residential Realtor, in which capacity he collaborated closely with investors, buyers and sellers. In addition to his major role assisting in relocation services, he worked with foreign investors and income property acquisition -- as well as SFR (single family rental) and Green Designations.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2014 Employer: Arizona Office of Pest Management Title: Governor Appointed Entomologist Advisor Department: Advisory Committee
Expert directly advised the Director of the Office of Pest Management for the state of Arizona, and provided pest management advisory service to the full office as well.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2000 to 2006 Employer: Multiple Pest Control Agencies Title: Technical Director Department:
Expert was Technical Director for multiple pest control companies and divisions from 2004-2006, throughout 2006, and from 2000-2004. In one role, he:

Aided in the development of new markets and services
Supervised route technicians in the field
Conducted quality control
Monitored key accounts
Ensured and enforced EPA compliance
Ensured and enforced OSHA compliance
Maintained adherence to state regulations
Handled sales
Managed sales
Conducted chemical and equipment inventory and purchasing
Contributed to marketing programs
Assisted in public relations
Assumed responsibility for multiple areas of management.

These pest control companies' customers included commercial and residential businesses alike. Areas of service included consulting, as well as corrective termite control, bird control, and termite inspections.

In his role as President and Owner of an environmental services LLC, he founded and developed a full-service pest elimination and prevention company whose services included residential and commercial landscape maintenance and installation, earning a gross revenue of over $.7 million in its first year.

Accounts included multiple cities, organizations, and restaurant chains. Expert was responsible for acquiring pest control companies integrating them and negotiating with investors.

Critically, he also handled sales, marketing, networking, technical support, program development, personnel recruitment, and employee management.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1992 to 2000 Employer: University Termite and Pest Control, Inc Title: Vice President Department:
In his key role as Operations Manager of the Pest Control Division, Expert was responsible for developing new geographic markets; hiring new employees; managing field supervisors, including commercial route managers specifically; conducting QC and monitoring of key accounts; and EPA, OSHA and state regulation compliance.

He was also responsible for sales and sales management; chemical and equipment purchasing and inventory; developing marketing programs; PR; and management, supervision and monitoring.

Customers included commercial businesses and residences, where services and consulting addressed pre-construction preventative termite treatment, bird control, corrective termite control, and related fields.

Expert gave frequent interviews on these topics on television/radio programs and in newspaper articles.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1981 to 1988 Employer: (Undisclosed) Title: Patent Draftsman and Graphic Artist Department:
At his eponymous LLC, Expert completed 400 projects -- technical drawings, illustrations, advertising, and some cartoons. He developed experience in CAD as well.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1990 to 1992 Employer: (Undisclosed) University Title: Associate Professor Department:
Expert designed and gave a 30-hour continuing education course, which he developed and intended to constitute a working knowledge of pest control.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1987 to 1992 Employer: (Undisclosed) Pest Control Title: Technical Director Department:
In his Technical Director role at this pest control company, Expert was responsible for the sales and development of keystone commercial accounts; employee training, certification and evaluation; field supervision; QC and monitoring key accounts; and DEC, EPA and DOT compliance.

Customers included food processing and healthcare businesses, as well residences and other businesses. Areas included termite control, small animal mitigation, and other services.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 2008 to 2014 Agency: U.S. State Government Role: Appointed Entomologist Advisor Description: Appointed Entomologist Advisor to the Governor's Office

Career Accomplishments

Publications and Patents Summary
Expert has been published multiple times, including handbook and regulation contributions.

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert is a recognized expert witness with a significant success history.
Marketing Experience
Expert possesses marketing development experience in his multiple roles as Technical Director and in other leadership capacities at his own pest control and entomological services firms.

Fields of Expertise

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