Elizabeth Dillon, Tyler Pruitt and Jim DeRue of McNeely Pest Control were among more than 100 pest management professionals and industry vendors to attend the second annual Forshaw Executive Camp at the Omni hotel in Charlotte, NC.
Topics discussed at the camp focused on managing a successful Pest Management Business in today’s economy. Dr. Jerry Teplitz spoke about effectively managing employees with differing personality traits. Tom Reilly, sponsored by BASF, shared his course on “Value Added Selling.”
Other speakers included, Stuart Mitchell, sponsored by PestWest, who discussed bedbug litigation and potential class action lawsuits; Dan Gordon, with PCO Bookkeepers, who spoke on Tax Planning for the PCO; and Linda Midyett, with PestSure, who reviewed insurance issues facing Pest Management companies today.
To wrap up this year’s camp, Kevin Libel, President of Innovation, led a discussion on PMPs in the Age of the Empowered Consumer. Kevin was sponsored by Syngenta Crop Science.
Forshaw Inc. is committed to helping PMP’s develop a “Culture of Success” in the Pest Management Industry. Educational and networking opportunities – such as the Forshaw Executive Camp – allow PMP’s to focus their attention on running a successful and profitable business while creating a “Culture of Success” within their organizations.