During its General Session at PestWorld, the National Pest Management Association (NPMA) presented its annual industry award program.
Deni Naumann, of Copesan Services Inc., received the 2015 Women of Excellence Award for her outstanding leadership and contributions to the development and growth of other women in the industry.
The 2015 Young Entrepreneur Award was presented to Stanford Phillips of Northwest Exterminating in recognition of his stewardship of the industry.
Additionally, three individuals were acknowledged as Rising Stars – and received Young Achiever Awards. These individuals were Andrew Richardson with Edge Pest Control, Joey Toth with Pitbull Pest Control and Daniel Collins with On Point Pest Control.
The industry’s highest honor, the Pinnacle Award, went to NPMA CEO Bob Rosenberg in recognition of his record of contributions to the success of NPMA and the industry as a whole.
Said NPMA President Russ Ives, “Whether we are aware of it or not, there is not one person in this audience who hasn’t been positively impacted by Bob. His enthusiasm for this industry, and the people in it, is infectious, and I cannot be more pleased to have the opportunity today to present him with this award.“
The National Pest Management Association (NPMA), a non-profit organization with more than 7,000 members, was established in 1933 to support the pest management industry’s commitment to the protection of public health, food and property.