Rose Pest Solutions pronounces that Joe Flood has earned his board-certified entomologist (BCE) designation from the Entomological Society of America. Flood joined the Troy, Mich.-based firm as an intern in 2007 and was promoted to his present place of Cleveland, Ohio, district supervisor in 2018.
The ESA reviews there are simply 30 BCEs serving in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio – the three states that comprise Rose’s market. As a part of his certification, he’ll carry out ongoing, academic coaching necessities all year long and ascribe to a code of moral conduct set forth by the ESA. He’s the sixth BCE on workers for Rose, which additionally employs 10 associate certified entomologists (ACEs).
“I’m grateful to work for a corporation that prides itself in investing in its workers,” Flood mentioned in a information launch. “Rose believes in skilled improvement and encourages the workers in continued lifelong studying. It’s a significant purpose why I take pleasure in being a part of the Rose staff.”
Flood, who lives in Akron, Ohio, earned his entomology diploma in 2009 from Michigan State College. After working seasonally within the mosquito abatement division, he was employed by Rose full-time as a service technician in 2010. Flood served as Rose’s municipal mosquito coordinator within the Saginaw, Mich., service space for 4 years, was promoted to coaching supervisor in 2014, after which to district supervisor earlier than starting his tenure in Cleveland. Flood has additionally served on the planning and scientific committees of the Michigan Mosquito Affiliation and studied enterprise programs on the College of Michigan.
“It has been a privilege watching Joe mature into the technical, sound skilled that he’s as we speak,” Saginaw District Supervisor Mike Rogers mentioned within the information launch. “From his first day as a seasonal mosquito technician to his position as a district supervisor as we speak, Joe has made certain that no matter he does generates efficient outcomes for the shopper. I congratulate him in incomes his BCE designation, and I sit up for what’s subsequent for him in his pest administration profession with Rose.”