Sprague Pest Solutions Enters Arizona Market

Dan Scott, B.C.E. Joins Sprague Team As Regional Entomologist

Sprague Pest Solutions has entered the rapidly growing Arizona market with the acquisition of Phoenix-based MasterCare Pest Management.

The acquisition complements Sprague’s expansion into neighboring California and Nevada giving the Tacoma, Washington-based company the ability to service agriculture, food, distribution and service clients across the Southwestern U.S.

Owned by Tim Olson and family since 2002, MasterCare is known for providing eco-friendly pest management services and delivering exceptional levels of client care to the Phoenix metro areas diverse commercial client lineup. Olson and his brother, Jeff, and their sons, Jared and Chris, have joined the Sprague team at the new Phoenix service center.

“Sprague’s technology, training and quality-based services fit perfectly with our commitment to service excellence,’ said Tim Olson. “Our employees now have more career growth opportunities and access to a wider choice of benefits that we couldn’t afford as a smaller company. Our employees and long-time customers are excited to see us move forward with such an excellent company as Sprague.”

Ross Treleven, president of Sprague Pest Solutions, said the Arizona market is home to a unique array of pests and presents an opportunity for Sprague to bring its innovative approach to pest prevention and management to the rapidly growing Phoenix market.

“The high standard of service and client care exhibited by MasterCare and the Olson family sync with Sprague’s core values and we are happy to welcome them to the family,” said Treleven. “We look forward to making sure our Arizona clients and their customers continue to eat safe food and live and work in healthier environments each day.”

Sprague Acquires A Pair of California Companies

Dan Scott, B.C.E. Joins Sprague

To help support Sprague’s growing western U.S. presence, Dan Scott, B.C.E. has joined Sprague as regional entomologist for Arizona, California and Nevada. A graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Scott is a board-certified entomologist (B.C.E.) and has 30 years of pest management industry experience working for and owning his home pest control company.

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Dan Scott, B.C.E., regional entomologist for Sprague Pest Solutions.

The addition of Scott reinforces Sprague commitment to education and training that has seen 15 percent of all Sprague employees earn advanced entomology degrees or designations, will provide expanded and more flexible technical resources for clients and Sprague’s field staff.

In business for more than 95 years, Sprague, provides innovative pest management services to a diverse base of commercial clients across 10 western U.S. states from nearly 20 service centers.


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